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Verb
To 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 which flank it on both sides.”
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To come before and after, or at both sides of
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To surround or close off on all sides
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To arrange or form in a straight line, row or column
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To accompany and look after or supervise
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To mark out the boundary or limits of
Noun
Plural for 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
Plural for 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.”
Noun
Plural for a particular side of an object or body of people
“The troops were to protect the western flank of the Russian army in Bulgaria.”
Noun
Plural for the upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee
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