Examples of embankment in a Sentence
the embankment is steep, so be careful walking along the ridge
Recent Examples of embankment from the Web
The truck veered off the south edge of the road and flipped on the descending embankment, crushing the cab, Garrow said.
The force of the impact propelled the couple’s minivan down an embankment into a body of water.
Rowe’s body was found down a grassy embankment less than a half-mile from the wreck, Huntersville police Lt.
Oxenrider had not been trained in proper parking procedures for that model, and the bulldozer rolled backwards, killing him before falling to the bottom of the embankment.
Perkins, witnesses said, was driving in the parking lot when her vehicle jumped a curb, went over an embankment and into the pond.
The vehicle went off the side of the road and down an embankment before ultimately landing in the river.
After 111th, the Red Line would continue to hug the Union Pacific line as the railroad turns southeast and climbs an embankment to an overpass near 116th and Michigan.
The violin solo runs up and down the ebony fingerboard, conjuring the feeling of feet slipping on thin ice, bodies crashing into snowy embankments.
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First Known Use of embankment
EMBANKMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of embankment for English Language Learners
: a raised bank or wall that is built to carry a roadway or hold back water
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