noun, plural wa·dis.(in Arabia, Syria, northern Africa, etc.)
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Origin of wadi
Example sentences from the Web for wadi
He patrolled on foot, and Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) filled the donkey paths that crisscrossed the wadis and hills.How a Thumb-Sized Gauge Is Revolutionizing Traumatic Brain Injuries|Brian Castner|March 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The slopes were swept by machine-gun and rifle fire, and the beds of the wadis were enfiladed.With the British Army in The Holy Land|Henry Osmond Lock
Its wadis were coveted by the tribes of the desert; the well-watered valley of the Arnon attracted more powerful foes.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
These rivers, in short, become Arabian wadis, on which see Hast.
The rest of the tributaries are wadis, dry except after rains.