He patrolled on foot, and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) filled the donkey paths that crisscrossed the wadis and hills.
The slopes were swept by machine-gun and rifle fire, and the beds of the wadis were enfiladed.
The rest of the tributaries are wadis, dry except after rains.
These rivers, in short, become Arabian wadis, on which see Hast.
Its wadis were coveted by the tribes of the desert; the well-watered valley of the Arnon attracted more powerful foes.
"watercourse," 1839, from Arabic wadi "seasonal watercourse," prop. participle of wada "it flowed."