Meaning of EMBANKMENT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ɪmbæŋkmənt ]

( embankments)

An embankment is a thick wall of earth that is built to carry a road or railway over an area of low ground, or to prevent water from a river or the sea from flooding the area.

They climbed a steep embankment.

...a railway embankment.

N-COUNT : oft in names after n

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