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embayment

Synonyms and Antonyms of embayment

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 of embayment

arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], estuary, firth, fjord (also fiord), gulf, inlet, loch [Scottish]

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