- a river in E Ethiopia, flowing NE through the Great Rift Valley to near the Djibouti border. 500 miles (805 km) long.
Also Ha·wash [hah-wahsh] /ˈhɑ wɑʃ/
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- at a level even with the surface of the sea
- washed over by the waves
Word Origin and History for awash-river
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