Definition of sandbank
: a large deposit of sand forming a mound, hillside, bar, or shoal
Examples of sandbank in a Sentence
The ship ran aground on a sandbank.
Recent Examples of sandbank from the Web
Ireland approves the world's largest offshore wind park, 200 turbines on a sandbank 15 miles long and a mile wide.
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First Known Use of sandbank
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Definition of sandbank for English Language Learners
: a raised area of sand in a river, ocean, etc.
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