Recent Examples of oxbow from the Web
The river in flood cuts an oxbow, the overfull dam gives way.
Unlike most of Houston, 45 minutes north, the low-lying community, built around several small oxbow lakes, remained mired long after Harvey passed.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'oxbow.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
First Known Use of oxbow
OXBOW Defined for English Language Learners
OXBOW Defined for Kids
Learn More about oxbow
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up oxbow? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).