Meaning of “bayou” in the English Dictionary

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"bayou" in British English

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bayounoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbaɪ.uː/ us /ˈbaɪ.uː/

(in the southern US) an area of slowly moving water at the side of the main river

(Definition of “bayou” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bayou" in American English

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bayounoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɑɪ·u, -oʊ/

(in the southern US) an area of slowly moving or still water connected to a river or lake

(Definition of “bayou” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)