Examples of bayou in a Sentence
a small creek that is the bayou of a larger stream
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Pewaukee Lake isn’t exactly a bayou, but a waterfront restaurant does seem like a good place to weave New Orleans flavors into a Wisconsin menu.
For a better understanding of this unique slice of American culture, spend an afternoon at Vermillionville, a National Historic Site that recreates a 19th-century bayou town.
Thousands of miles of canals have been dredged through bayou waters to support oil and industry barges and pipelines.
Bayou Lafourche and the Lafourche Jump Waterway will get $11.1 million, with the money used to dredge the bar channel near the mouth of the bayou and for jetty repairs.
Police said Segovia abandoned two of her daughters -- ages 11 and 13 -- but dragged her 9-year-old daughter towards a nearby bayou, CBS affiliate KHOU reports.
The area north of the bayou in this vicinity was settled by German immigrants starting in 1839, but received the bulk of its founding pioneers in 1848, when war and poverty in Europe caused thousands of Germans to flee to the United States.
Researchers are using this model to find ways to stem alarming land loss in the lower Louisiana bayou.
Part of an Amtrak train fell off a trestle into the bayou and caught fire.
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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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