hawash river

Awash

[ah-wahsh]
noun
a river in E Ethiopia, flowing NE through the Great Rift Valley to near the Djibouti border. 500 miles (805 km) long.
Also, Hawash.
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awash (əˈwɒʃ)
 
adv, —adj
1.  at a level even with the surface of the sea
2.  washed over by the waves

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awash
1833, from a- (1) "on" + wash (q.v.).
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