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Definition of "left bank" []

  • The bank to the left when facing downstream (noun)

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Use "left bank" in a sentence
  • "Not one boat was to be found, however, so he gave up the chase and distributed his mostly German troops in cantonments along the left bank of the river."
  • "Madrid on 15 January, 1750, contained among its provisions the agreement that Spain retain the long-contested colony San Sacramento at the mouth of the Uruguay, and transfer to Portugal, in exchange, the seven Reductions lying on the left bank of the Uruguay, i.e. about two-thirds of the present Brazilian province of Rio Grande do"
  • "Strategically, the important area was the left bank of the North River near the confluence; there commanding ground overlooked the village."