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GULLY (gullied)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gully mean? 

GULLY (noun)
  The noun GULLY has 1 sense:

1. deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

  Familiarity information: GULLY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GULLY (noun)

Sense 1gully [BACK TO TOP]


Deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)

Hypernyms ("gully" is a kind of...):

vale; valley (a long depression in the surface of the land that usually contains a river)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gully"):

arroyo (a stream or brook)

draw (a gully that is shallower than a ravine)

wadi (gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season)

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