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noun [countable]     gully pronunciation in British English
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  1. 1
    a long narrow valley with steep sides
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    1. a.
      a long narrow hole in rock or earth, usually made by water flowing along it
    2. b.
      a long narrow passage made for something to be taken away

      The excess rainwater collected in the gully.

  2. 2
    in cricket, a particular position on the field, or the person who is placed in this position
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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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