sandbank

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From sand +‎ bank. Compare Dutch zandbank ‎(sandbank, shoal), German Sandbank ‎(sandbank, sandbar, shoal), Swedish sandbank ‎(sandbank, bar).

NounEdit

sandbank ‎(plural sandbanks)

  1. A ridge of sand along a shore that is partially or totally submerged and thus a hazard to shipping.

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