Examples of embankment in a Sentence
the embankment is steep, so be careful walking along the ridge
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Barrantes was unable to avoid Gibson's truck, according to authorities, and the crash forced the truck onto an embankment on the west side of Ind. 213.
More than half a million houses have been destroyed; the overflowing Brahmaputra, locally known as the Jamuna, has washed away embankments and cut train links.
The truck flipped onto its roof and crashed into a driveway embankment before going airborne and crashing into several small trees.
The vehicle appeared to have gone about 100 feet over an embankment and into the creek.
The car left a skid mark 150 feet long before running into an embankment by the side of the road.
Five tourists died in 2004 when a bus fell down a 100-foot embankment near the village of Bad Dürrnberg in Salzburg State, Austria.
Realizing it wouldn't be safe rappel down the embankment, the Houston SPCA and Cy-Fair Volunteer Fire Department set out by boat to save the stuck doggo.
Trees have grown in the ponds embankment and are clogging the sand filter, however.
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