Embankment in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Embankment

a wall made of dirt or stone that is used to prevent a river from flooding

Examples of Embankment in a sentence

Sitting on the grassy embankment, the fisherman prepared to throw his line into the river.  πŸ”Š

The car careened off the road and flew down the embankment, only stopping when it reached the river’s edge.  πŸ”Š

Lots of bulldozers were used to create a wall-like embankment that would reduce flooding in the area.  πŸ”Š

Climbing up the embankment, the little girl looked down from the grassy hill at the river below.  πŸ”Š

Because so much rain filled the river, the stone embankment was not able to prevent flooding in the outer parts of the town.  πŸ”Š

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