Definitions

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  • n. levee, dyke

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Mr Waugh said a number of stopbank inspections have occurred as a result of reported seepages and staff have done some minor sandbagging of stormwater grates in Edgecumbe as a result.

    NZ On Screen

  • Armed Offenders Squad officers had stationed themselves along the road, on his property and on the stopbank across the highway.

    Stuff.co.nz - Stuff

  • Eastern Bay of Plenty farmers are still working furiously to pump out flooded pastures as they prepare for more rain on top of the weekend's deluge, which saw 15 people evacuated from their Whakatane homes after a stopbank breach.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Mr Waugh said council staff and contractors yesterday repaired the breach of the stopbank near Whakatane and had now finished the emergency repair works.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Fortune Rds, on the outskirts of the town, were evacuated from their homes after floodwaters breached a stopbank.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Whakatane District Council spokesman Barney Dzowa said contractors were working with heavy machinery to repair the breach in the Te Rahu Canal stopbank.

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • "The water got over the first stopbank and then got to nearly a metre from the top of the second one, it was a pretty close thing, that would have been us if it had."

    New Zealand Herald - Top Stories

  • Bihar state, the Bagmati River broke its stopbank submerging roads and cutting off many villages.

    WN.com - Articles related to Summit fillip to Bihar agricultural sector

  • Over in the Sitamarhi district in eastern Bihar state, the Bagmati River broke its stopbank submerging roads and cutting off many villages.

    WN.com - Articles related to Summit fillip to Bihar agricultural sector

  • "A controlled cut has been made in a low level stopbank on the Whakatāne River to relieve floodwaters trapped behind them.

    NZ On Screen

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