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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (33)
  • There's not a proper foundation there, the gully is just stone and dirt.
  • To my belief, that gully is the top dressing of a dried up underground watercourse.
  • The NVA were crossing the gully from the south to the high ground on the north side of the gully.
  • DURHAM: Yeah, that's what they used to call gully march. for more
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  • By "golly"! (an exclamation of surprise) there is a "gully" (a cut in land caused by water) that we cannot get across!
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