Recent Examples of earthen from the Web
The project would include 17 miles of earthen levee and about a mile of T-wall, built to an elevation of 16 to 19 feet above sea level.
The tents would replace makeshift dwellings of bedsheets and irregular pieces of plastic, hanging from ropes above earthen floors.
Someone explains to me that people are frantically digging earthen barriers to protect their homes and their families from suicide car bombers.
The Israeli military released video showing a row of snipers perched on a high earthen embankment facing the Gaza crowd in one location.
Experts will inspect a small earthen dam in Tuolumne County in Northern California after a leak detected on the dam face Thursday triggered a rapid evacuation downstream, officials said.
These earthen cascades have already killed 21 people in California this year.
City officials are employing everything from earthen dikes to water-permeable pavement to tame the rising waters.
Also displaying rustic visuals is the road itself, trimmed with stone-like textures, earthen colors and sweeping lines, all meant to be in harmony with the Wekiva River’s nature.
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Definition of earthen for English Language Learners
: made of earth or of baked clay
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