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gully

noun [C] uk ( also gulley)   /ˈɡʌl.i/ us  
( US also gulch) a narrow valley or channel with steep sides, made by a fast-flowing stream an artificial channel that is used to get rid of water that is not wanted
Translations of “gully”
in Spanish torrentera, surco, cauce…
in French ravine…
in German die Wasserrinne…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隘穀, 溪穀, 衝溝…
in Russian лощина…
in Turkish dar, derin ve kurak vadi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 隘谷, 溪谷, 冲沟…
in Polish parów, wąwóz…
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