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Definition of the noun nullah
What does nullah mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: nullahs
- a ravine or gully in southern Asia
Alternative definition of the noun nullah
- A stream.
- The dry bed of a small stream.
- A gorge or ravine.
Nullah is a fictional character from the 2008 film Australia.
Nullah: A nullah or nulla is an arm of the sea, stream, or watercourse, a steep narrow valley. Like the wadi of the Arabs, the nullah is characteristic of mountainous or hilly country where there is little rainfall. In the drier parts of India and Pakistan, and in many parts of Australia, there are small steep-sided valleys penetrating the hills, clothed with rough brushwood or small trees growing in the stony soil. During occasional heavy rains, torrents rush down the nullahs and quickly disappear. There is little local action upon the sides, while the bed is lowered, and consequently these valleys are narrow and steep. In cities on the Delhi plain in India nullahs are concrete or brick-lined ditches about 3 metres deep and 6 metres wide, used to divert monsoon rain away from the cities.
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Comprising the Whole of the Madras Presidency and Portions of the Adjacent Territories of Bengal and Bombay
The Choee nullah is the boundary between Sahwa and Chehtecsghur. The Mahanuddy is 120 yards wide. Water from nulluh and a tank. The Dhanoorah nullah is 15 yards and the Koremoondah river is 50 yards wide. Supplies as above.
Shock Waves (2015)
Managing the Impacts of Climate Change on Poverty by Stephane Hallegatte, Mook Bangalore, Laura Bonzanigo, Marianne Fay, Tamaro Kane, Ulf Narloch, Julie Rozenberg, David Treguer, Adrien Vogt-Schilb
A nullah is a stream or waterway. goods to the second floor of buildings, moving vehicles outside. Source: Patankar, forthcoming. provided inadequate protection against disaster and illness (Fay 2005). Since then, rising trends in urbanization, ...
by CTI Reviews
Nullah: A Nullah is an arm of the sea, stream, or watercourse, a steep narrow valley. Like the wadi ofthe Arabs, the nullah is characteristic of mountainous orhilly country where there is little rainfall. Inthe drier parts ofIndia,and in manyparts of ...
Exploring Hong Kong (2009)
A Visitor's Guide to Hong Kong Island, Kowloon, and the New Territories by Steven K. Bailey
Nullah is an Anglo-Indian word for a rocky watercourse or ...
by Military Service Institution of the United States
The Ganda Nullah is a dry irrigation channel full twenty feet deep and forty or fifty feet broad. It runs eastward from near Reyr Kalan on the Western Jumna Canal, and passes two or three miles to the north of Paniput. The advantages a force ...
Indian Famines (1874)
Their Historical, Financial, & Other Aspects, Containing Remarks on Their Management, and Some Notes on Preventive and Mitigative Measures
* Nullah is a water-course usually dry except immediately after RECENT FAMINES. 69.
The Encyclopaedia of Sport (1897)
by Henry Charles Howard Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire, Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
A nullah is any valley or gorge, not a main valley; and the rule generally accepted , and recognised by the Kashmir authorities, is that the first comer (sending on the tent will not do) has the right to the shooting, to the exclusion of other men.
by A.S. Rawat
Nullah is the next important source of irrigation which contributes nearly 5 percent of its water requirements throughout the year. The role of tank and lift irrigation is negligible because of the topographical features of the area. WATER- DRIVEN ...
by Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo
A nullah is any valley or gorge, not a main valley; and the rule generally accepted , and recognised by the Kashmir authorities, is that .the first comer (sending on the tent will not do) has the right to the shooting, to the exclusion of 'other men.
Hong Kong English (2002)
Autonomy and Creativity by Kingsley Bolton
Nullah is a colonial name for a stream or gully and is not well known to Cantonese speakers. Dim sum refers to a kind of meal consisting of snacks ordered and served one by one, for which Cantonese speakers tend to use the word yam cha.
Hong Kong and Macau (2002)
by Jules Brown, Dinah Gardner
Stone Nullah Lane (nullah is a ravine or gutter) leads uphill; off to the left, down Lung On Street, is the Pak Tai Temple, decorated with colourful, handmade roof pottery and woodcarvings. The temple is dedicated to Pak Tai, Military Protector ...
Words from the Fragrant Harbor by Patrick J. Cummings, Hans-Georg Wolf
nullah. /n/\la/ n. Source language: Indian English. Definition: a small river. Text example: “Four other nullahs will be decked by 2011 as time is needed to resolve more complicated engineering and land constraints. Note: This term is usually ...
by Walter W. Skeat, Walter William Skeat
nullah. (F. -. Prov. -. L. ,. F. rtuKi. (not a troe F. word, but borrowed from Provencal). — Prov. radii*, a root - L. radictm ; see above. rash (3), to pull ...
Containing the History of Australasia from 1542 to May, 1879 by John Henniker Heaton
Nullah and Waddy are clubs of different sizes and solidity; of the latter there are several sizes. Spear. This is about ten feet long, as thick as a man's finger, tapering to a point, sometimes jagged or barbed, and hardened in the fire; this ...
by Houghton Mifflin Company, Webster
nullah. •. nurse. nuMah (nfll'a) n. [Hindi nala, rivulet, prob. of Diavidian orig.] A gully 01 ravine. null and void adj. NULL 1. null character n. A data control character that fills computer time by adding nonsignificant zeros to a data sequence.
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Video shows what nullah means. A stream.. The dry bed of a small stream.. A gorge or ravine.. Nullah Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.
Scrabble value of N1U1L1L1A1H4
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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