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English definition of “sandbank”

sandbank

noun [C] uk   /ˈsænd.bæŋk/ us  
a raised area of sand below the surface of the sea or a river, which you can only see when the water level is lowBanks and embankmentsWatercourses and waterfallsCoasts and beachesBays and gulfs
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