Dyke in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Dyke

a wall used to regulate water levels

Examples of Dyke in a sentence

Houses built illegally under the dyke were the first to flood when water was let in.  🔊

The dyke served as a levee for the nearby river.  🔊

Without a dyke, there was no way to regulate the amount of water spreading over the flood plain.  🔊

Building an artificial dyke around the lower parts of New Orleans was supposed to keep the city from flooding.  🔊

Though the dyke could not protect the city during the 2008 hurricane, it had served as a levee for many years before.  🔊

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