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Plural for 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.”
Plural for a defensive wall, especially of a castle or walled city
Plural for a barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply
Plural for the boundary or outer limits of something or someplace
Plural for a naturally raised area of land
Plural for a barrier built out into the sea to protect a coast or harbour from the force of waves
Plural for a stone or concrete structure on navigable water used for loading and unloading vessels
Plural for holding wall
Plural for a gradient or slope
Plural for the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or other large body of water
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