noun, plural wa·dis. (in Arabia, Syria, northern Africa, etc.)
- wade in,
- wade, benjamin franklin,
- wade-giles system,
- wadi halfa,
- wading bird,
- wading pool,
Origin of wadi
Examples from the Web for wadi
Even with a GPS, it was easy to get disoriented in a wadi, or to mistake one trail for another.
Hadeel, a vivacious 27-year-old from the Wadi Ara region, teaches Arabic in a Jewish Israeli elementary school.
What he may not know is that from this museum, the site of the Deir Yassin massacre is visible just across the wadi.
He knows the topography and geography of Israel/Palestine, literally street by street and wadi by wadi.How to Revive The Peace Process: A Modest Proposal|Letty Cottin Pogrebin|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
To the left of the Wadi are many vegetable gardens, with numerous wells.The Caravan Route between Egypt and Syria|Ludwig Salvator
The point at which this wadi commenced was about a mile or so nearer to the enemy than the line of our positions opposite Gaza.With the British Army in The Holy Land|Henry Osmond Lock
The Wadi Mellahah is another huge cleft or rift, running about a mile to the west of, and more or less parallel to, the Jordan.With the Judans in the Palestine Campaign|J. H. (John Henry) Patterson
Calder was the one man in Wadi Halfa who could claim something like intimacy with Durrance.The Four Feathers|A. E. W. Mason
It was generally rumoured that he was the Pasha of Wadi Halfa.Fire and Sword in the Sudan|Rudolf C. Slatin
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for wadi
"watercourse," 1839, from Arabic wadi "seasonal watercourse," prop. participle of wada "it flowed."