Delta in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Delta

triangular land that was created when a large stream divided and then emptied into the ocean

Examples of Delta in a sentence

While flying close to the shore of the Pacific Ocean, Sarah noticed the squiggly lines of the main river that led to the delta.  🔊

Fish from the local rivers will frequently make their way to the ocean through the way of the delta.  🔊

As the ship entered the mouth of the delta from the Atlantic Ocean, it traveled up the Mississippi River back to the dock.  🔊

When the water from a river starts to branch off due to the increase in rainfall, it creates a delta since the tributaries will dump into the ocean.  🔊

Many early civilizations would settle near a delta because the fertile soil near the rivers would grow a lot of crops.  🔊

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