Examples of embankment in a Sentence
the embankment is steep, so be careful walking along the ridge
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The car struck a guardrail and came to rest against some trees on a small embankment.
State police found Cartwright's truck with its wheels perched precariously on a steep embankment, public information officer Sgt.
The first vehicle drove off the side of Ridge Road, hitting a ditch and an embankment, losing its trailer in the process.
California Highway Patrol officers responded Friday about 1 p.m. to reports of a vehicle falling off the side of a steep embankment on the 101 Freeway just north of Leggett, a small community in Mendocino County, said a spokesperson for the agency.
Crews are in the process of removing the car that went down the embankment on SE Foster Road.
In response, the woman again fought for the wheel and drove the car into an embankment.
Last Friday, some groups of Palestinians ignored sit-in organizers’ requests to stay away from the barrier, burned tires and threw firebombs and stones as soldiers kept watch from dirt embankments on the other side of the fence.
But as the day wore on, hundreds of Palestinian youths ignored calls from the organisers and the Israeli military to stay away from the frontier, where Israeli soldiers across the border kept watch from dirt mound embankments.
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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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