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embayments

noun
plural of embayment

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a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline
  • a fingerlike embayment of the Bay of Fundy
  • a river embayment

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“Embayments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/embayments. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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