“I think it was an inundation or a big fire,” she a little languidly smiled.Was it a flood—an inundation—a sudden swelling of the stream?From a legal point of view a military inundation should therefore be seen as a government "taking" of private property under the constitutional protection of private property in many countries. These examples are from the Cambridge English Corpus and from sources on the web.This is also the only method foreseen in the 1888 British military textbook that discusses the technique correctly under "military obstacles".
The population at the 2010 census was 2,831; a significant drop from its peak population of 15,203 in 1920.(The inundations ceased with the completion of the Aswan High Dam in 1970.) Whenever a critical issue is being debated, the White House and Congressional offices are inundated with phone calls and e-mails, just as a town may be inundated with complaints when it starts charging a fee for garbage pickup.These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'inundate.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Prouided, that the ground neither be boggy, nor the inundation be past 24.Hathor was regarded in tradition as the cause of the inundation.