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Noun
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.”
Noun
The right or left side of a body of people such as an army, a naval force, or a soccer team
“The troops who were to protect the western flank of the Russian army in Bulgaria suffered at the strategic fortress of Pleven, 60 km south of the Danube.”
Verb
Be on each or on one side of
“But if it all gets too tranquil for your taste, you can always head back to the bright lights of Palma or the seaside resorts which flank it on both sides.”
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