dune definition

  • noun:
    • A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand.
    • A ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind.
    • a decreased slope of drifting sand frequently formed regarding the coats, but often carried far inland by the prevailing winds.
    • A mound, ridge, or slope of free sand, heaped-up because of the wind on the sea-coast, or hardly ever in the shore of a big pond, as on Lake Superior.
    • a historical fort with a hemispherical or conical roofing.
    • a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near ponds and oceans
    • A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand.
    • A ridge or hill of sand accumulated by the wind.
    • A low hill of drifting sand often created regarding coats, but usually carried far inland by the prevailing winds.
    • A mound, ridge, or mountain of loose sand, heaped up because of the wind on the sea-coast, or hardly ever regarding the coast of a sizable lake, as on Lake better.
    • an old fort with a hemispherical or conical roofing.
    • a ridge of sand produced by the wind; found in deserts or near ponds and oceans

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