nullah

[ nuhl-uh ]
/ ˈnʌl ə /

noun (in the East Indies)

an intermittent watercourse.
a gully or ravine.

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Origin of nullah

First recorded in 1770–80, nullah is from the Hindi word nālā brook, ravine
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British Dictionary definitions for nullah

nullah
/ (ˈnʌlɑː) /

noun

a stream or drain

Word Origin for nullah

C18: from Hindi nālā
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