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enclose with banks, as for support or protection

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Heavily modified waters', which include rivers dredged or embanked to prevent flooding, cannot, by defi-nition, ever satisfy the terms of the directive.
Executive project was done in two phases: First phase was used as embankment and earthy dam introduction in three places, head cat, middle and terminal, covering total dam surface of each three places by Geotextile sheet regard overlap and set under gully bed in two side lateral walls of earthy dam, and at last, each of them has been embanked for Stabilization.
It was officially referred to as the Serpentine Ground, and it lay between the Aston to Witton embanked railway line and the large cemetery to the rear of Aston Parish Church.
Given its vast scope, there is little time for the book to pause to appreciate the beauty, and "meaning", of individual monuments: for example, no comment is offered on the inspired design of the kunda at Baroli, in southern Rajasthan, where a running stream was embanked in such a way that while it remained a stream it also became a pond at the same time.
The vibrantly planted embanked earth around the courtyard and building provides shelter and privacy, and a small pavilion creates an outdoor place for conversation or being alone in.
I met Biniso Serumbo a 28-year-old father of three who had fled his flooded home for the higher ground of an embanked road.
If it goes ahead, it will be the country's largest-ever fully embanked reservoir.
At first there was just one event, a sprint, and visitors can today set foot on the very track, almost 200m long, to imagine a cheering 40,000 crowd embanked on either side.
At first there was just one event, a sprint, and visitors today set foot on the very track, almost 200m long, to imagine a cheering 40, 000 crowd embanked on either side.
Similarly, the reader keeps glimpsing the rivalry between London and Paris, that other city with an embanked river flowing through it.
They once weren't here: they'll go as Granny went embanked in flowers so long ago, so cold a cheek to ask a child to kiss.
The tricky second is played uphill to an embanked, large oval-shaped green, which runs from the left to the right.
When there are two or more structures, they are usually connected by embanked roads.
The green is embanked but is still a generous target.