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 bus overturned, hit an embankment and a tree, and came to rest across the road.
The horses race at a ferocious speed down the embankment, then wade across a river before emerging on the other side to complete the steeplechase.
The Ford skidded across a grass expanse and struck several trees before rolling down an embankment.
The vehicle rolled down the driveway and crossed a road before rolling down an embankment and into another homeowner's fence.
About half a mile from the Tamarack Bay Condos, Petersen failed to negotiate a curve, drove over the embankment, and rolled several times.
The grassy triangle is surrounded by stone embankments and provides lovely views of the sun setting over Paris' bridges and the Louvre.
At the intersection of Mount Pisgah Road and Burch Road, the truck apparently ran off the road and tipped over, sliding several yards before striking an embankment, the Sheriff's Office said.
The woman told investigators she was grabbed from behind and dragged kicking and screaming down an embankment while her attacker demanded sex.
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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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Definition of embankment for Students
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