sandbank

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noun sand·bank \ˈsan(d)-ˌbaŋk\

Definition of sandbank

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

Examples of sandbank in a sentence

  1. The ship ran aground on a sandbank.

15th Century

First Known Use of sandbank

15th century


SANDBANK Defined for English Language Learners

sandbank

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noun sand·bank \ˈsan(d)-ˌbaŋk\

Definition of sandbank for English Language Learners

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



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