embankment

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

embank +‎ -ment

NounEdit

embankment (plural embankments)

  1. a long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road

Related termsEdit

  • Victoria Embankment

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Last modified on 11 April 2014, at 16:22