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A valley, gully, or stream bed in northern Africa and southwest Asia that remains dry except during the rainy season.
Arabic wādi wdy in Semitic roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Arabic وَادِي (wādī).
The village of Wadi Haifa is 3 m.
A tribe living on the banks of the Nile between Wadi Halfa and Assuan are called Barabra.
The citadel occupies a separate hill on the other side of the wadi.
The place is called Jiljulieh, and its position north of the valley of Achor (Wadi Kelt) and east of Jericho agrees well with the biblical indications above mentioned.
The caravan route to the Red Sea was superseded in 1906 by a railway, which leaves the Wadi Halfa-Khartum line at the mouth of the Atbara.
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