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  • n. Plural form of causeway.


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  • That it did not dawn on the homeowners in the northern part of Wrightsville is called 'Shell Island' (note there are no causeways or bridges when leaving the rest of WV) when they bought their properties is no excuse for them to lobby for the Corps of Engineers to turn the gem of the east coast into the Jersey shore.

    So Proud to be a North Carolinian

  • Extensive marshes and multiple lakes bridged by causeways complicated any approach to the city.

    Between War and Peace

  • There we participated in what, shortly after World War II, was described by U.S. Army historians as the bloodiest small-unit battle in U.S. Army history: the battle for the La Fiere and Chef du Pont causeways and bridges.

    Yesteryear's Courage Is Needed Now

  • Vermont Agency of Transportation crews have been frantically dumping boulders along causeways where water and waves have undermined road surfaces, and using fill to try to keep the water from covering the travel lanes.

    In Vermont, overflowing Lake Champlain floods

  • Rich people wave at us, or at least smile if smiled at, from under the canopies of their rain-dappled gin-palaces, their causeways perfectly guarded by muscled men in fake epaulettes.

    Wind and heavy rain greet Britons who headed for Spanish sun at Easter

  • In the fen country from Holland bridge to Donnington, roads bridges and causeways were wrecked and washed away.

    Weatherwatch: bridges over troubled waters

  • We went through country characteristic of the levels: narrow causeways lined by pollarded willow, where banks protect the roadway from the often swollen rhynes.

    Country Diary: The Somerset Levels

  • Most of his officers favored the three southern causeways, in part because they allowed U.S. troops to skirt the fortified castle of Chapultepec to the west.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Hence any attacking unit, spread out along the causeways, would be vulnerable to Mexican defensive units positioned at the inner end of the causeways like Horatius at his bridge.

    A Country of Vast Designs

  • Generals Quitman and Worth ordered their troops to rush into the city and take possession of all the remaining causeways.

    A Country of Vast Designs


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