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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.""