Examples of embankment in a Sentence
the embankment is steep, so be careful walking along the ridge
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The front driver’s side of the F-350 struck the left rear side of the Sable, causing the Sable to spin out of control and come to a rest in an embankment.
In hindsight, the authors note, sheltering behind the many boulders and embankments in the base camp might have prevented many of the casualties.
According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, the first happened on the southbound I-17 ramp at Dunlap Avenue around 10:36 a.m. A vehicle went off the ramp and slid down the embankment onto Interstate 17, DPS said.
Visitors and residents wander the streets and embankments through the small hours of what is night during the rest of the year but these days is just a brief dawn.
The chase ended in Seminole County, where deputies said Lopez veered off State Road 417 near Lake Mary Boulevard, hitting a fence and an embankment, according to the report.
Study lead author Mathews agrees that communities and landowners need to leave marginal wild spaces like hedgerows and railway embankments alone.
After colliding with the Toyota, the big rig continued left and went down the embankment.
Part of a 109-car BNSF Railway freight train derailed along a viaduct and embankment at River and Third streets on the city’s near West Side.
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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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