Definition of oxbow noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

oxbow

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈɒksbəʊ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːksboʊ//
 
(specialist) Rivers and lakes
 
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a bend in a river that almost forms a full circle; a lake that forms when this bend is separated from the river See related entries: Rivers and lakes
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