an intermittent watercourse.
a gully or ravine.
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How to use nullah in a sentence
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.The Red Year | Louis Tracy
It took us a long time to get out of that nullah, and we tried all sorts of different ways, but the sides were too steep.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
In vain Captain Loch endeavoured to force his way across the nullah or trench.How Britannia Came to Rule the Waves | W.H.G. Kingston
A good deal of hostile fire all round us, especially close to the nullah, but nothing within 200 yards of the guns.Servants of the Guns | Jeffery E. Jeffery
At dawn you march to the next camping-ground, which will surely be on the south side of a big nullah fourteen miles ahead.The Great Mogul | Louis Tracy
British Dictionary definitions for nullah
a stream or drain
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