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Wadi appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • No peek at a deer fed amid a wadi made free data keep on.
  • Trade tar, nuts or federacy amid a wadi… may care defrost unrated art?
  • Shahs draw sneer-grabbing nits away amid a wadi… may a wasting nib bar greensward shahs?
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Definition of the noun wadi

What does wadi mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: wadis

  1. gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season
    • lexical domain: Natural Objects - nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)
    • more generic word: gully = deep ditch cut by running water


  1. Wadi is a fictional character from the television series Haré+Guu.
  2. Wadi is a fictional character from the 2008 film Traitor.


Wadi a.k.a. The Faldo is a golf course at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


  1. Wadi is a geographical feature category.
    • also known as Wadies
  2. WADI is a radio station licensed to serve the community of Corinth, Mississippi, USA. The station is owned by Power Valley Communications Inc. It broadcasts a country music format.

Phrases with Wadi

  1. Limomormia Wadi
  2. Species Limomormia Wadi

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Wadi

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Google previewThe Classical Museum (2012)

A Journal of Philology, and of Ancient History and Literature by Leonhard Schmitz

The northern branch is called Wadi Amt, and afterwards Wadi Hajarin ; the ...

Google previewThe Handy Geography Answer Book (2016)

by Paul A Tucci

Wadi is the Arabic word for a gully or other stream bed that is dry for most of the year. A wadi is a channel for streams that develop during the short rainy season. The channels of wadis were probably initially carved when the desert regions of ...

Google previewEarth, Portrait of a Planet (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Wadi: Wadi is the Arabic term traditionally referring to a valley. In some cases, it may refer to a dry (ephemeral) riverbed that contains water only during times of heavy rain orsimply an intermittent stream. Variant names In North Africa the ...

Google previewChildren in the Muslim Middle East (2014)

by Elizabeth Warnock Fernea

Socially the Wadi is a stable community with a small amount of in- and out- migration (Urban Development Department 1980). The most important networks are based on kinship and extend to the adjacent neighborhoods, into the refugee ...

Google previewGeology of the Non-metallic Mineral Deposits Other Than Silicates ... (1920)

by Amadeus William Grabau

The wadi is a graben-like depression, with a floor nearly twenty kilometers in length, and ranging from zero to 23 meters below the level of the Mediterranean. The deepest portion of the valley lies near the northern fault-scarp, which rises ...

Google previewModelling Database Dynamics (2013)

Selected Papers from the Fourth International Workshop on Foundations of Models and Languages for Data and Objects, Volkse, Germany 19–22 October 1992 by Udo W. Lipeck, Bernhard Thalheim

We assume the common propositional constants and connectives true, false, A, - and + are defined in the standard way in terms of V and - and that the universal quantification Wadi is an abbreviation for -3x-4). Furthermore, the modal ...

Google previewChristianity and Monasticism in Wadi Al-Natrun (2009)

Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society by Magad S. A. Mikhail, Mark Moussa

The wadi is an elongate depression that runs in a northwest- southeast direction along the western edge of the Nile delta. Like all other depressions of the Western Desert part of it lies below sea level. This part extends for about 33.6 km in ...

Google previewThe Lion's Gate (2014)

On the Front Lines of the Six Day War by Steven Pressfield

A wadi is a dry riverbed; Jordanian mortars are firing from somewhere down in the wadi. We will eliminate them, capture the entire quarter, and take up positions at the base of the slope facing the collar of hills made up of Mount Scopus, the ...

Google previewThe New Mediterranean Table (2015)

Modern and Rustic Recipes Inspired by Traditions Spanning Three Continents by Sameh Wadi

Wadi is an avid cookbook ...

Google previewThe Bible According to Jim (2014)

The Bible You Never Hear Preached in Church! by Rev. Dr. James K. Stewart

(Wadi is a river that dries up in the summer.) About ten miles from the coast, the Wadi comes very close to the mountain range. The best battle plan against charging chariots would have been to line the men up so the enemy could not see the ...

Google previewSinai, survey of the Gulf of Akabah, coasts of Arabia and Nubia, &c. &c. &c (1838)

by James Raymond Wellsted

El Wadi is the bed of a mountain torrent ; and when this becomes swollen from heavy rain, or the melting of the snow in elevated regions amidst the mountains, it forms a stream of some magnitude, which, in 1832, destroyed several of the trees ...

Google previewEcosystems (1998)

A Functional Approach by Gordon Dickinson, Kevin J. Murphy

A wadi is a valley that has been formed largely by fluvial action, but in which there is currently no surface water. The valley was formed at times when rainfall in the area was higher than the present. There are occasional rain storms in the Red ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Yemen (2010)

by Robert D. Burrowes

_ w _ WADI. A large riverbed or watercourse, usually free of all or almost all surface flow between rainy seasons. Wadis often meet the water needs of major settlement areas in the two Yemens as well as elsewhere in the water-poor Middle ...

Google previewMercer Dictionary of the Bible (1990)

by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard

Wadi. (wah'dee] An Arabic word for stream or stream bed. It is a term for a geological formation which can also refer to a valley or deep gully. As a valley, a wadi is a formation with an occasional water flow and is found throughout Palestine.

Google previewA Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)

by Ian Shaw, Robert Jameson

Wadi Amud Valley near the Sea of Galilee in Israel, where several cave sites of the MOUSTERIAN and Emiran periods have been excavated. The Upper Palaeolithic material from Emireh Cave provided the basis for the Emiran period, while ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the Sudan (2013)

by Robert S. Kramer, Richard Andrew Lobban, Carolyn Fluehr-Lobban

WADI HALFA. Urban life in Nubia is extremely ancient, but the history of this important border town is more recent, dating to the 19th century, when it served as a river port for steamers from Aswan, Egypt, and as a railhead for trains going south ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Prehistory (2003)

Volume 8: South and Southwest Asia by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember

"Premier Rapport Preliminaire sur la Prospection des Vallees Nord du Wadi al- Jawf (Wadi Hirab, Wadi Sadba, Jabal al-Lawdh) Republique Arabe du Yemen." Paris: CNRS/MAFRAY. Parr, P., M. Ibrahim, J. Waechter, A. Garraud, C. Clarke, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Egypt (2009)

by Margaret Bunson

Wadi Hammamat an important roadway, beginning in KOPTOS, where the Nile swerved closest to ...

Google previewAn Anglo-Indian Dictionary (1885)

A Glossary of Indian Terms Used in English, and of Such English Or Other Non-Indian Terms as Have Obtained Special Meanings in India by George Clifford Whitworth

Wadi. [Sanskrit.] A term used after the name of a month to denote that the krishnapaksha or dark half is meant.

An enclosed field is a wadi rather than a wada ; a large house may be either ; a country residence of which the garden is the main ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Coastal Science (2006)

by Maurice Schwartz

The Wadi al Hamdh, with a catchment extending almost to al Madinah, is the most important drainage system in the Hejaz Mountains. Its load of sediment considerably contributed to the creation of a broad aggradation plain south of al Wajh.

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The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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