Doolally

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Doolally or Dolally may refer to:

  • Deolali, India, former site of a British Army transit camp.
  • The Deolali transit camp itself.
  • "Doolally", originally "doolally tap", meaning to 'lose one′s mind', derived from the boredom felt at the Deolali British Army transit camp. 'Tap' may be derived from the Sanskrit word 'tapa' meaning 'heat' or 'fever'. It is also just conceivable that it derives from the Welsh word 'twp', meaning 'stultified', 'unable to reason sensibly'.
  • The former name of Shanks & Bigfoot, a British dance-music duo.

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