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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; A U-shaped curve in a stream; The land inside a U-shaped bend in a river.

Usage examples (37)
  • Mine were caught in oxbow lakes and meander scars in southwest Alabama.
  • The bottomlands are dotted with thaw and oxbow lakes.
  • This is the land of oxbow lakes -- the cutoff meanders.
  • Abandoned channels are marked by meander scars and oxbow lakes. for more
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