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Definition of "bayous" [bayous]

  • Plural form of bayou. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bayous" in a sentence
  • "One of the chief reasons for removing old, oil and gas wells from south Louisiana's lakes and bayous is that those areas are vulnerable to storms and hurricanes, and any collapse in structures could threaten the public, Lopez said."
  • "And if you are anywhere below that level, you are going to get water in Houston proper, because of those drainage ditches that they call bayous and we will watch those go up all night tonight, 100-mile-per-hour, maybe 95 - mile-per-hour winds in downtown Houston."
  • "These are termed bayous, and are found everywhere along the river, below the mouth of the Ohio."