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synonyms for bayou

  • backwater
  • brook
  • creek
  • outlet
  • river
  • stream
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Johnson says that on any given day, he’ll see photographers, anglers or university students on the platform, taking in a view of the bayou.
IN A NEW ORLEANS WARD RAVAGED BY CLIMATE CHANGE, LEADERS NURTURE THE NEXT GENERATIONDAYANA SARKISOVAAUGUST 4, 2022WASHINGTON POST
That means vast, important marsh, inshore pools, and bayous have disappeared as flooding, high winds, and towering tidal surges have left their marks.
HURRICANES HAVE COST LOUISIANA FISHERIES AT LEAST HALF A BILLION DOLLARS SINCE 2020BOB MCNALLY/OUTDOOR LIFEJANUARY 21, 2022POPULAR-SCIENCE
Just across the bayou, however, is a house almost guaranteed to please.
HOUSTON FOR TOURISTS? IF YOU THINK THAT’S A JOKE, THE JOKE’S ON YOUWILLIAM O’CONNORJULY 30, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
They were located on a lake, which communicates with the branch of Red-river passing Bayou Pierre.
THE INDIAN IN HIS WIGWAMHENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT
Next instant the placid water of the bayou was beaten into showers of spray, which gleamed silver in the brilliant moonlight.
MOTOR MATT'S DARING, OR, TRUE TO HIS FRIENDSSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He remembered my reasoning in the boat coming down the bayou.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
Hiding the boat in another bayou, we took our way home on foot.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
Professor Newland, Beth and I went up the bayou with them that morning they left.
THE FIRE PEOPLERAY CUMMINGS
The vehicle in which she had come was still on the island up the bayou.
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Miela was dressed now as I had first seen her on the Florida bayou.
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WORDS RELATED TO BAYOU

  • anchorage
  • arm
  • basin
  • bayou
  • bight
  • cove
  • estuary
  • fiord
  • firth
  • gulf
  • harbor
  • inlet
  • lagoon
  • loch
  • mouth
  • narrows
  • sound
  • strait
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.