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The side of a person's or animal's body between the ribs and the hip
“The ambulance report notes her complaint of pain to the right flank and in the area of her right ribs.”
The outside limit of an object, area, or surface
“He had placed the color standards along the east flank of the field to mark its length.”
A particular side of an object or body of people
“The troops were to protect the western flank of the Russian army in Bulgaria.”
The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee
The hindquarters of a four-legged mammal
To be on each or on one side of
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“But if it all gets too tranquil for your taste, you can always head back to the bright lights of Palma which flank it on both sides.”
To come before and after, or at both sides of
To surround or close off on all sides
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To arrange or form in a straight line, row or column
To accompany and look after or supervise
To mark out the boundary or limits of
Of, at, towards, or from the side or sides
“The host lithology consists of bioclastic silt and siliciclastic sand, characteristic of deposition in a biostrome flank setting.”
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