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Definition of "dikes" [dikes]

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

Use "dikes" in a sentence
  • "The name was definitely Brinker, Ishmael said, and Brinker specifically filled holes in Dutch dikes."
  • "We understand that this matter of the dikes is a basic issue, because millions of persons are protected by the dike systems -- which have been under construction for 2,000 years -- from the periodic floods from the great rivers caused by heavy rains in this region of the world."
  • "It is easy to blame Katrina victims for "complain (ing) about lack of government help, or why the dikes were a few feet short of the projected record flood levels.""