Examples of bayou in a Sentence
a small creek that is the bayou of a larger stream
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Corrections & Amplifications Houston’s downtown theater district is just feet from a bayou.
The financial impact is compounded by the fact he wasn't required to carry flood insurance, despite the home being near a bayou.
There were more trees now, as the land gradually shifted from the agriculture of the delta to the thick bayou forests of southern Mississippi and Louisiana.
Relatives told NBC News that Sammy Sadivar had just crossed a bridge over a swollen bayou when the road dipped down and the vehicle was swept into the water, which was moving at five knots.
The water has since receded back into the bayou, where past testing has shown the sediments contain pesticides, toxic heavy metals and PCBs.
Now, a total of 25,000 acres, beginning at the edge of the bayou that gives Bayou La Batre its name and reaching all the way to Pascagoula, Mississippi, are connected.
But when two bodies — one a black lawyer from Chicago, the other, a young, local white woman — are pulled from a bayou in Lark just days apart, Darren heads up Highway 59, believing the two killings are somehow connected.
His parents and four great-nieces and -nephews perished when the van was swept from a roadway and into a bayou.
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Origin and Etymology of bayou
First Known Use: 1763See Words from the same year
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