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Wady

Definitions

  • Two Refuge Towers of the HirÛ-shÂÎtÛ, in The Wady BÎar
    Two Refuge Towers of the HirÛ-shÂÎtÛ, in The Wady BÎar
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wady A ravine through which a brook flows; the channel of a water course, which is dry except in the rainy season.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

View of the Oasis Of Wady FeÎkÂn in The Peninsula Of Sinai View of the Oasis Of Wady FeÎkÂn in The Peninsula Of Sinai
the Mining Works of Wady Maghara the Mining Works of Wady Maghara
the High Castle of The Miners--haÎt-qaÎt--at The Confluence of Wady Genneh and Wady Maghara the High Castle of The Miners--haÎt-qaÎt--at The Confluence of Wady Genneh and Wady Maghara
the Triumphal Bas-reliefs of Kheops on The Rocks Of Wady Maghara the Triumphal Bas-reliefs of Kheops on The Rocks Of Wady Maghara
Triumphal Bas-relief of Pharaoh SahÛrÛ, on The Rocks of Wady Magharah Triumphal Bas-relief of Pharaoh SahÛrÛ, on The Rocks of Wady Magharah
Small Wady, Five Hours Beyond Ed-doueÎg, on The Road to the Red Sea Small Wady, Five Hours Beyond Ed-doueÎg, on The Road to the Red Sea
the Second Cataract Between Hamkeh and Wady Halfa the Second Cataract Between Hamkeh and Wady Halfa
the Shores of The Birket-kerun Near The Embouchure of the Wady Nazleh the Shores of The Birket-kerun Near The Embouchure of the Wady Nazleh

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wady See wadi.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Wady the dry bed of a torrent: a river-valley.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Ar. wādī, a valley, a channel of a river, a river
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ar. wadī, a ravine (Sp. guad-, first syllable of many river-names).

Usage

In literature:

It is a race up to Wady Halfeh or Assouan.
"Letters from Egypt" by Lucie Duff Gordon
The banks of the Wadi Ghuzzeh were almost everywhere precipitous, and anything from ten to twenty feet high.
"The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry" by D. D. Ogilvie
There are two villages in this wady.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 2" by James Richardson
On arriving at Assouan, they all went to the transport department, to get their passes for the journey up the Nile, as far as Wady Halfa.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
Wadi Halfa is not the only place where a soldier can find work to his hand.
"The Four Feathers" by A. E. W. Mason
The whole Wady M'Zab lay under the eyes of the travellers, as if they looked down over the rim of an immense cup.
"The Golden Silence" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
The forest was continuous on our side of the wadi.
"Oriental Encounters" by Marmaduke Pickthall
The Turk, at this time, held the line of the Wadi Ballut with such advanced posts as could deny to our patrols all access to the wadi.
"With the British Army in The Holy Land" by Henry Osmond Lock
This was the soon-to-be famous Wadi Ghuzzee.
"With Our Army in Palestine" by Antony Bluett
We heard that Wadi Shekhavi is the end of Wadi Mosila.
"Southern Arabia" by Theodore Bent
Well, I never thought this campaign was going to end in the disgraceful abandonment of the Nile Valley from Korti to Wady Haifa.
"The Dash for Khartoum" by George Alfred Henty
When Bub got hard up he made raids on the "capitulists" of the day, and often cleaned up both banks of the Nile, from Wady Halfa to Port Said.
"A Fantasy of Mediterranean Travel" by S. G. Bayne
Copper was anciently found in the wadis of Upper Egypt and on the shores of the Red Sea.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Another depression, entirely barren, the Wadi Rayan, covering 280 sq.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 2" by Various
North-west of Nazareth is Wadi el Melek, an open valley full of springs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various
The Egyptian frontier had been set back as far north as Wadi-Halfa.
"My Memoirs" by Marguerite Steinheil
The former, which is in the Wadi Ser about 20 m. N.W.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 7" by Various
At Wady Halfa we were delightfully entertained at tea and dinner by Colonel Hunter (now Sir Archibald).
"Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life" by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
But the wady brought them to an unexpected check.
"Carry On!" by Herbert Strang
More were now sent by the Government, and some were ordered up the Nile to Wady Halfa.
"The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 2 of 2" by Edward Tyas Cook
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In poetry:

From the doomed dwellers in the cleft
The bow of vengeance turns not back;
Of all her myriads none are left
Along the Wady Mousa's track.
""The Rock" In El Ghor" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Equitrekking Wadi Rum Horse Riding in Jordan.
Vaccine tests have been carried out on Arabian oryx at the Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre.
Sameh Wadi, Chef/Owner, Saffron Restaurant and Lounge, Minneapolis.
WADI is now accepting Weatherization Applications for the Illinois Home Weatherization Assistance Program in Gallatin County.
Equitrekking Wadi Rum Horse Riding in Jordan PBS.
Sameh Wadi wins the competition.
The Orthodox Jewish colony of Betar Illit sits in the background and the Palestinian settlement of Wadi Foquin is shown in the foreground.
Bishop Tawadros, now Pope Tawadros II, is shown in the Wadi Natrun Monastery complex northwest of Cairo earlier this month.
A vast sea of reddish sand defines the desert landscape of Wadi Rum, which looms along the journey from the Israeli border into the archaelogical site of Petra in Jordan.
One of our Bedouin drivers in Wadi Rum also served us tea and dinner at the campsite and stayed there with us.
Though Wadi Foquin faces a bleak situation, the Palestinian village near Bethlehem is receiving help from various sources, including some from within Israel, said Rev.
Bishop Tawadros, 60, soon to be Pope Tawadros II greets well-wishers, not shown, after being named the 118th Coptic Pope in the Wadi Natrun Monastery complex northwest of Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Nov 4, 2012.
A second "Silicon Wadi" seems to be taking root in the West Bank.
Israel's Silicon Wadi How booming Web ventures are transforming hip, arty Tel Aviv into a top city for startups By Jessica Steinberg .
Syrians and Lebanese living in the area of Wadi Khaled near the border with Syria chant slogans against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during a demonstration in solidarity with Syria 's anti-government protesters, in Beirut March 9, 2012.
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In science:

Inner pixels for which there was not enough rotation to find a suitable PSF reference either in LOCI or sADI/wADI were removed from the statistics of all reduction modes.
High resolution imaging of young M-type stars of the solar neighborhood: Probing the existence of companions down to the mass of Jupiter
As Wikipedia is reporting, in 1978, Egypt began to build the Sadat Canal, originating from the Lake Nasser and passing through the Wadi Toshka, to allow the water, when it is overflowing a specific level, to be drained off to flood a depression located at the south end of a desert limestone plateau.
The decreasing level of Toshka Lakes seen from space
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