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Noun
A long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road
“The pair waded through waist-deep freezing water to reach a woman who had fallen down an embankment in Broadbent.”
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A defensive wall of a castle or walled city, having a broad top with a walkway and typically a stone parapet
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A naturally raised area of land
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The boundary or outer limits of something or someplace
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A barrier built out into the sea to protect a coast or harbour from the force of waves
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A stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels
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Holding wall
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The land along the edge of a sea, lake, or other large body of water
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A continuous vertical brick or stone structure that encloses or divides an area of land
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A gradient or slope
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