dunenoun [ C ]uk /dʒuːn/ us /duːn/
Examples from literature
- It was a low shore on which the fine sand, some fifteen feet deep, lay drifted into hillocks or dunes.
- The dunes extend for miles: an empty wilderness of sand with the grey North Sea beyond.
- The loose sand, in which these shells are packed, is heaped into low, straight, long lines of dunes, like those left by the sea at the head of many bays.
- This time the tide was in, so he crossed the dunes and struck the shore on the further side of the quicksand.
- We were thrown out upon the dunes.