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  • n. Plural form of oxbow.

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Examples

  • It appears that Canada has taken out many of the 'oxbows' in its portion of the Red River.

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  • We wound our way around the oxbows, enjoying the tree-lined banks, camping each night in a settlement.

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  • The evening after that final meeting with Tuskaloosa, we were on the river, part of a flotilla of thirty canoes—most filled with warriors—heading down the oxbows toward Piachi town.

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  • I hunt the MS river in AR and MS, and the backwaters and oxbows provide great feeding and staging grounds for the ducks.

    The nunber two reason hunters walk out of the duck woods empty handed.

  • So, in a river, you want to look for slacked water such as pools, long, deep runs, oxbows, and large eddies.

    any ideas how to catch a nice northern in a river?

  • This area lies entirely on the low Amazon basin, and the terrain is mostly uniform consisting of flat forested plains dissected by large rivers which are characterized by endless meanders, frequent oxbows, and thousands of tiny streams, all of which flood annually.

    Juruá-Purus moist forests

  • The terrain is mostly a uniform, flat plain dissected by large rivers characterized by endless meanders, frequent oxbows, and thousands of tiny streams, all of which flood annually.

    Juruá-Purus moist forests

  • Long brushy curves, shaped like horseshoes or oxbows, frequently overflow and form new channels.

    Rio Grande River, United States

  • Long brushy curves shaped like horseshoes or oxbows frequently overflow and form new channels.

    Rio Grande, United States

  • Point bars, oxbows, natural levees, and abandoned channels are all characteristic.

    Ecoregions of the Mississippi Alluvial Plain (EPA)

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