oxbow lake


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oxbow lake

n.
A crescent-shaped lake formed when a meander of a river or stream is cut off from the main channel.
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Noun1.oxbow lake - a crescent-shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channeloxbow lake - a crescent-shaped lake (often temporary) that is formed when a meander of a river is cut off from the main channel
lake - a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
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(There was one lad at my school who, after a particularly forceful geography lesson, spent a few years thinking he was an oxbow lake - but then, he'd been sniffing the board markers.) Secondly, Mrs Leadsom and her ilk - most of whom base their prejudice on religious beliefs - underestimate children.
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He grew up bowhunting them at an oxbow lake adjacent to the Trinity River, on land owned by his dad.
Buhari, who stated this during the All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential campaign rally at the Oxbow lake Pavillion in Yenagoa, said that his fight against corruption is sacrosanct and that if he is re-elected, there would be no going back until the dream of a corrupt free Nigeria is achieved.
IN AN oxbow lake along the middle reaches of the Yangtze River, a breathy sigh pierces the surface stillness as one of China's most endangered animals comes up for a gulp of hazy air.
"If Middleton does not get this extension, I fear that it will become an economic oxbow lake, with its residents left isolated and cut adrift from the increasing opportunities that are being cre-ated in Greater Manchester.
Plus, Lake Mary, a 7,000-acre recreational oxbow lake, is another outdoor adventure for waterskiing and fishing.
An oxbow lake of the Mississippi River, Lake Washington is approximately 13 miles long with lots of cypress-kneed trees and beautiful home lots.
Hydrological connectivity between an oxbow lake and the river is the governing factor that influences the environment of the oxbow lake (Obolewski 2011).