Embarras

geographical name
Em·​bar·​ras | \ ˈam-ˌbrȯ—sic How to pronounce Embarras (audio) \

Definition of Embarras

river 185 miles (298 kilometers) long in eastern Illinois flowing southeast into the Wabash River

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“Embarras.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Embarras. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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