Examples of bayou in a Sentence
a small creek that is the bayou of a larger stream
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The 110-mile-long bayou provides drinking water to about 300,000 people in Lafourche, Terrebonne, Assumption and Ascension parishes.
The project, which will widen 21 miles of the bayou and build stormwater detention basins, has proceeded in fits and starts for more than 20 years due to inconsistent funding.
The imagery depicts the bayou, po-boys, shotgun houses, riverboats, brass bands, Mardi Gras Indians, the Superdome and more.
Your kitchen is starting to take on a little bayou!
Oh, that's industrial waste from worksites along the bayou.
French-Acadian roots, mixed with the plenty of the bayou, have created a food culture that is an integral part of Cajun life.
Spent a few hours with Brett’s dad, Irv, who lived on a bayou and talked about how the alligators ate his hunting dogs.
Tim Cromie said the substance was on the bayou from Paul Hopkins Park east toward the Tropical Gardens subdivision.
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Definition of bayou for English Language Learners
: an area of water in the southern U.S. in which the water moves very slowly and is filled with many plants
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