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synonyms for bayou

  • backwater
  • brook
  • creek
  • outlet
  • river
  • stream
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How to use bayou in a sentence

Just across the bayou, however, is a house almost guaranteed to please.
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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.
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Hiding the boat in another bayou, we took our way home on foot.
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Professor Newland, Beth and I went up the bayou with them that morning they left.
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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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The bank was a parapet, behind which the gunboats crouched, firing up the bayou as through an embrasure.
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At Cross Bayou, Louisiana, they were again called into action, and suppressed the guerrilla bands who preyed on all alike.
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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
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