[ nam-uh ]
/ ˈnæm ə /
a hollow in bare rock, narrow at the opening and wider at the bottom, in which water collects.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called namma hole.
Origin of gnamma hole
First recorded in 1900–05, gnamma hole is from the Nyungar word ŋamma
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British Dictionary definitions for gnamma hole
/ (ˈnæmə) /
a variant spelling of namma hole
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