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  • n. Plural form of nullah.


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  • These were his weapons -- rough spears, throwing-sticks, and clubs called nullahs, or waddys.

    Peeps At Many Lands: Australia

  • Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta demanded adequate measures for cleaning and de-silting of sewerage nullahs in Jammu City before onset of summer and rainy season

    J&K Govt will provide only basic amenities to Pakistan refugees,But not State subject rights

  • It was ages behind that when nullahs were nowhere, in county

    Finnegans Wake

  • The quantity of vegetation has prevented the country from becoming furrowed by many rivulets or “nullahs”.

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • And they permitted the senior to approach Rashleigh, who, upon his part, had been long expecting to receive the coup de grace among them, deeming it highly probable, amid the furious contention which had so long prevailed, that somebody, enraged at a repulse, might end the dispute by dashing out his brains with one of the clubs or nullah nullahs that were brandished so angrily upon all sides.

    Ralph Rashleigh

  • The banks were brimful, and broad nullahs were full of water, and the fields were inundated, and still the rain came surging down in a shower, that warned us of what we might expect during our transit of the sea-coast region.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • For two marches of eight hours each we plunged through slush, mire, deep sloughs, water up to our necks, and muddy cataclysms, swam across nullahs, waded across gullies, and near sunset of the second day arrived on the banks of the Makata River.

    How I Found Livingstone

  • The soil, thin sand overlying humus, suggested rich crops of ground-nuts; its surface was everywhere cut by nullahs, now dry, and by brooks, running crystal streams; these, when deep, are crossed by tree-trunks, the Brazilian “pingela.”

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • The path plunged westward into the bush, spanned a dirty and grass-grown plantation of bananas, dived under thorn tunnels and arches of bush, and crossed six nullahs, Neropotamoi, then dry, but full of water on our return.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • After heavy rains it is still worse, the surface of the land is changed, and paths become lines of dark puddles; the nullahs, before dry, roll muddy, dark-brown streams, and their mouths streak the sea with froth and scum.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo


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