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English definition of “dyke”

dyke

noun [C] (WALL) (also dike)     /daɪk/
a wall built to prevent the sea or a river from covering an area, or a channel dug to take water away from an area → Compare dam nounDitches, dams and tunnels
(Definition of dyke noun (WALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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