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An upset stomach accompanied by diarrhoea, especially as suffered by visitors to India.‘he was suffering from a severe case of Delhi belly’
- ‘The most common ailments, traveler's sickness, otherwise known as Montezuma's revenge or Delhi belly, and the common cold.’
- ‘Sadly, while most young travellers return with incredible tales and experience nothing worse than a case of Delhi belly, some never come back at all.’
- ‘I was like the indigenous people who drink from the yellow waters of the Ganges, and never develop Delhi belly.’
- ‘I've heard many stories from friends about dodging cows on the streets, partying on beaches and suffering from Delhi belly.’
- ‘Britons, especially cricketers, travelling there were invariably forewarned about Delhi belly.’
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