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dyke

noun [C] ( also dike)
 
 
/daɪk/
WALL a wall built to stop water from a sea or river going onto the landDitches, dams and tunnels
PASSAGE UK a passage that has been dug to take water away from fieldsDitches, dams and tunnels
Translations of “dyke”
in Spanish dique…
in French digue…
in German der Deich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牆, 堤壩,大壩…
in Russian дамба, сточная канава, ров…
in Turkish set, bent, kanal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 墙, 堤坝,大坝…
in Polish grobla, wał, rów…
(Definition of dyke from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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