Wadies
Wady Wad"y, n.; pl. {Wadies}. [Ar. w[=a]d[=i] a valley, a channel of a river, a river.] A ravine through which a brook flows; the channel of a water course, which is dry except in the rainy season. [1913 Webster]

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