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n.1.An elevated river bed or sea bed.
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Then finding that Gouvernail took no manner of exception to her action, she imposed her society upon him, accompanying him in his idle strolls to the mill and walks along the batture.
To the south is the river levee, batture and Mississippi River and to the west is the Cypress Gardens subdivision, according to LED.
The right to future alluvial formation or batture is a vested right, inherent in the property itself, and forming an essential attribute of it, resulting from natural law.
Because this species is also known to disperse via birds and wind, it will likely be on the batture (inland) side of the levee soon if it is not already (Green and Figuerola 2005; Caceres and Soluk 2002; Nathan et al 2005; Graham and Wirth 2008).
Today, the silence is broken only by the occasional car ferry, a passing tug boat pushing barges, and the wind that whistles through the willow trees that dominate the adjacent batture forests.
L'Ile aux Grues est reliee a l'Ile aux Oies, une ile privee, par le chemin de la Batture (figure 2).