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embayment

noun

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  1. a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline <a fingerlike embayment of the Bay of Fundy> <a river embayment> Synonyms arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], gulf, estuary, firth, fjord (also fiord), inlet, loch [Scottish]Related Words harbor, port, road(s), roadstead; narrow, sound, strait; bayou; backwater, slough (also slew or slue)




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