noun, plural wa·dies.
Definition for wady (2 of 2)
noun, plural wa·dis. (in Arabia, Syria, northern Africa, etc.)
Origin of wadi
Examples from the Web for wady
Dark tents dotted the wady and sheep occupied a belt of dry stubble.Kit Musgrave's Luck|Harold Bindloss
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|Charles Royle
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.
British Dictionary definitions for wady
noun plural -dies
Word Origin for wadi
Word Origin and History for wady
"watercourse," 1839, from Arabic wadi "seasonal watercourse," prop. participle of wada "it flowed."