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sandbank

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsænd.bæŋk/
a raised area of sand below the surface of the sea or a river, which you can only see when the water level is low
Translations of “sandbank”
in Korean 모래언덕…
in Arabic شاطئ رَملي…
in Portuguese banco de areia…
in Catalan banc de sorra…
in Japanese (海や川の)砂州(さす), 砂堆(さたい)…
in Italian banco di sabbia, secca…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沙洲,沙壩,沙灘…
in Chinese (Simplified) 沙洲,沙坝,沙滩…
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