Examples of bayou in a Sentence
a small creek that is the bayou of a larger stream
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Water coming from the bayou now, filling up the streets.
Virginia Saldivar told The Associated Press her brother-in-law was driving the van Sunday when a strong current took the vehicle over a bridge and into the bayou.
Even neighborhoods far from a creek or bayou flooded.
The reservoirs are intended to prevent flooding on the Buffalo Bayou, which runs through central Houston, but the bayou has spread far above and beyond its banks, and the discharge from the reservoirs will add to that flooding.
Like many LSU fans, Orgeron fondly recalls fellow bayou native Ron Estay helping the Tigers mount goal-line stands in a 1971 victory over Notre Dame.
There’s a boat and a kayak for play on the bayou and a road bike for numerous jaunts around the neighborhood.
The marina project is at a location in the bayou that was part of the 54-acre Bayou Bonfouca Superfund site.
Then, the fort overlooked the lake, and the bayou spread wider across the land.
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Origin and Etymology of bayou
First Known Use: 1763See Words from the same year
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