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English noun: oxbow

1. oxbow (object) the land inside an oxbow bend in a river

Broader (hypernym)dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma

2. oxbow (object) a U-shaped curve in a stream

Broader (hypernym)meander

3. oxbow (artifact) a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox

Broader (hypernym)framework

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