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  • More photos and interactive graphics Minot was booming when the Mouse overspilled its banks.

    As River Crests, Wary City Exhales

  • Water trickled from the jaws into a stone basin and from there overspilled into a drain.

    Wildfire

  • He boiled tea for the customers in an enormous, pitted stainless-steel kettle, watching with furious concentration as the water seethed, overspilled, and sizzled into the gas flame.

    THE WHITE TIGER

  • So I'd been needing a couple of much larger external hard drives for some time, one to hold the music collection that had long since overspilled the Maxtor 200 Gb drive, and one to backup the entire system.

    Sometimes you're the windshield, sometimes you're the bug

  • Her eyes filled with tears; swam with them; overspilled.

    Wizard and Glass

  • It overspilled them and spread across the sky in flaggy streams which came together and formed a growing blotch of darkness.

    The Waste Lands

  • It needed nothing to finish Joe with the good people of Canaan; had it needed anything, the trial of Happy Fear would have overspilled the necessity.

    The Conquest of Canaan

  • Over the years, the village overspilled its original boundaries

    BBC News | News Front Page | World Edition

  • The results of these storms has the potential for flooding a lot like New Year's Day 2006, when local rivers overspilled banks and toppled trees, trapping residents and knocking out power to thousands.

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  • The memory of the New Year's Day 2006 storm, when the creek overspilled its banks and flooded the streets, ruining many of the shops, is all too fresh.

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