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  • n. A large, semi-permanent mound of windblown sand, held together by specialized plants, common along seashores and in deserts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans


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  • The Rikers described the new addition to their beach house on the sand dune near Mooseville.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • When he passed a boulder marked THE PINES, he knew he would soon reach the sand dune and the end of the trail.

    The Cat Who Came To Breakfast

  • When he said as much to Rogan the techneer leaned back against a convenient sand dune to combine rest and explanation.

    Star Flight


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