Recent Examples on the WebPiles of coal blacken the hillsides leading into this former mining town and stain the red earth in the arroyo, a dry wash that runs between rows of old miners’ cabins.
Washington Post, 9 Jan. 2022 In the village of Al Jaylah, a falaj cuts through a dry wash and splits into canals that nourish date palms, lemons, bananas, mangoes, and fields of hay and grass for goats and cows.
Ian James, azcentral, 28 Nov. 2019 That's carlike, too, but a Civic isn't going to be nearly as comfortable dropping into a dry wash at 60 mph.
Ezra Dyer, Car and Driver, 9 Feb. 2020 Al-Hawasi came to a spot beside a dry wash where the aqueduct snakes downhill as a covered channel.
Ian James, azcentral, 28 Nov. 2019
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