noun sand·bank \ˈsan(d)-ˌbaŋk\

: a raised area of sand in a river, ocean, etc.

Full Definition of SANDBANK

:  a large deposit of sand forming a mound, hillside, bar, or shoal

Examples of SANDBANK

  1. The ship ran aground on a sandbank.

First Known Use of SANDBANK

15th century


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