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oxbow lake

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌɒks.bəʊˈleɪk/ US  /ˌɑːks.bəʊˈ-/ specialized
a curved lake that was originally a bend in a river but became separated when the river took a new, straighter course
牛軛湖(當河流出現新的,更直的流向時,原有的河流彎曲處分離,形成湖泊)
Inland waters
(Definition of oxbow lake from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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