gully gully  /ˈɡə li/

Definition(s):

  • (n) deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

Usage(s):

  1. When visitors open the spigot, the water quickly cuts a gully through the sand, supposedly demonstrating how the Grand Canyon was created, practically overnight, by Noahs flood.
  2. The narrow gully bakes like an oven in the fall sun, and the canyon that engulfs it is silent, save for an occasional magpie's cry.
  3. This light-toned deposit several hundred yards long illustrates where a gully flowed in the Centauri Montes Region.

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  1. But, Cheney said, "there was a little bit of a gully there ...... although I could see the upper part of his body ...... I didn't see it at the time I shot, until after I'd fired. And the sun was directly behind him - that affected the vision, too,...
    on Feb 15, 2006 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: USA Today

  2. "I loved playing gully cricket. Everybody starts with it. This is the format that takes everyone forward," Ishant said at the launch.
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Ishant Sharma Source: Indian Express

  3. "Hayden is a religious man, as could be seen when he crossed himself each time he scored a hundred, but he was one of the nastiest sledgers Australia has produced," Fraser said. "From the slips or at gully he would say horribly insulting...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Angus Fraser Source: The Age

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