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also wa·dy  (wä′dē)
n. pl. wa·dis also wa·dies
a. A valley, gully, or streambed in northern Africa and southwest Asia that remains dry except during the rainy season.
b. A stream that flows through such a channel.
2. An oasis.

[Arabic wādi; see wdy in Semitic roots.]
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The factory was built 40 years ago in the residential neighbourhood of Wady Al-Qamar in northwest Alexandria, putting residents' health at risk of severe diseases due to excessive pollution from the wastes and emissions coming out from the factory's chimneys.
Pour la directrice, Afifa El wady , c'est l'aboutissement de longues annees de dur labeur: [beaucoup moins que]La charte de 2000 (ndlr: ministere de l'Education nationale) nous interpelait vraiment[beaucoup plus grand que].
LSI (SW/AW/EXW) Wady Almanzar, USN, (Gold Star in lieu of Seventh Award), Stock Control Assistant Leading Petty Officer and Ship's Purchase Card Program Manager, USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55), Norfolk, Virginia, November 2012 to February 2015.
NNA - The Lebanese Army Command - Orientation Directorate issued on Wednesday a statement reporting an attack against its members at a checkpoint in Wady el Hosn - Arsal.
The Odd Fellows Group from Alnwick fished with George Wady taking the best fish of the day at 4lb 9oz on a Cats Whisker.
In the first case, Morsi and over 130 others would be tried on charges of escaping from Wady al- Natroun prison with the alleged help of domestic and foreign forces during the January 25, 2011 revolution.
Omar Wady, 22, was shot East of Jabalia refugee camp and taken to hospital for treatment, medics told Ma'an.
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These wines, say Wady, "Are distinguished by a level of earth [mushroom, smoke, forest floor, wet soil] that typically doesn't emerge as much in the other styles.
A decision from the Ministry of Interior meant the team had to officially cancel these friendlies against Wady Degla and el-Dakhlia clubs.
Jason is to report to Andy Wady, Citroen UK's Fleet Director.
And the model, with the help of friend Ashley Wady, 24, is putting on an after show party to celebrate the night's successes at Newz Bar.