Example sentences for: jetties

How can you use “jetties” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In an attempt to stem the loss, ugly jetties were built, and a network of concrete blocks was planted into the sea.

  • The reconstruction of New Orleans began in 1879, when the jetties were built to speed the flow of the Mississippi near its mouth.

  • Fishing is the main way people make a living here — between mangrove outcrops are many small shacks with boats tied up to rickety wooden jetties.

  • Jetties leave from a point, Quatro Águas, a couple of kilometers (one mile) east of town.

  • Rows of gulls perch on the ridges of the factory roofs that line the wooden quays and jetties, while a steady stream of fishing craft and whale-watch cruisers weigh and drop anchor.


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