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- n. A large, semi-permanent mound of windblown sand, held together by specialized plants, common along seashores and in deserts.
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- 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.
When he passed a boulder marked THE PINES, he knew he would soon reach the sand dune and the end of the trail.
When he said as much to Rogan the techneer leaned back against a convenient sand dune to combine rest and explanation.