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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- The alluvial land between a river at low-water stage and a levee.

Usage examples (31)
  • What is termed batture in Louisiana is the land made by accretion or deposits of the Mississippi.
  • The property - known as a batture because it is flooded part of the year - is across River Road from the Pentagon barracks.
  • : itodd: now that's the way to develeope a "batture".
  • Between the levees that parallel the Mississippi River is a corridor known as the “batture lands”. for more
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