embayment


em·bay·ment

noun \-ˈbā-mənt\

Definition of EMBAYMENT

1
:  formation of a bay
2
:  a bay or a conformation resembling a bay

Examples of EMBAYMENT

  1. <a fingerlike embayment of the Bay of Fundy>

First Known Use of EMBAYMENT

1815

Related to EMBAYMENT

Synonyms
arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], gulf, estuary, firth, fjord (also fiord), inlet, loch [Scottish]

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