noun, plural wa·dies.
noun, plural wa·dis. (in Arabia, Syria, northern Africa, etc.)
Origin of wadi
Examples from the Web for wady
Historical Examples of wady
Dark tents dotted the wady and sheep occupied a belt of dry stubble.Kit Musgrave's Luck
The idea of a direct attack by the Mahdists on Wady Halfa seems to have been for the moment abandoned.The Egyptian campaigns, 1882 to 1885
Even this wady is known to few, for it lies altogether beyond the track of caravans.The Dash for Khartoum
George Alfred Henty
In Wady Aroukeen there are some of the finest tholukhs I have seen, reaching the height of thirty or forty feet.
There are two new trees in this wady, both interesting; the Ghurdok and the Ajdaree.
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for wadi
"watercourse," 1839, from Arabic wadi "seasonal watercourse," prop. participle of wada "it flowed."