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#117389 - 12/09/03 07:43 PM nullah Joined: Jan 2001
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" had been away on a distant plantation and was riding slowly home in the evening, when my eye fell upon something all huddled together at the bottom of a steep nullah. "
Source: The Collins English Dictionary © 2000 HarperCollins Publishers:
noun a stream or drain
[ETYMOLOGY: 18th Century: from Hindi nala]
Another site gave "ravine".
#117390 - 12/25/03 10:40 AM Re: nullah Joined: Sep 2001
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Piedmont Region of Virginia, U...
Interesting that period of profiting of Indian natural resources and language, too...
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