Polder in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Polder

a piece of low lying land that was once covered by water, but has been reclaimed and protected from further submersion with dikes

Examples of Polder in a sentence

A polder is a piece of land that used to be covered by water, but was converted back to land by human hands. 🔊

Because a polder is so close to a body of water, it must be protected by dikes to avoid getting submerged again. 🔊

You are most likely to find a polder in the Netherlands, where low land is usually adjacent to rivers or oceans. 🔊

The only water that comes into a polder after being drained is water let in by people. 🔊

The process of creating a polder from a submerged piece of land is called empoldering. 🔊

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