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sandbar

noun [C]     /ˈsænd.bɑːr/ US  /-bɑːr/
a long raised area of sand below the surface of the water, especially where a river enters the sea, usually formed by moving currentsBanks and embankmentsWatercourses and waterfallsCoasts and beachesBays and gulfs
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