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“sandbar” in British English

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sandbarnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsænd.bɑːr/ us /ˈsænd.bɑːr/

a long raised area of sand below the surface of the water, especially where a river enters the sea, usually formed by moving currents

(Definition of “sandbar” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sandbarnoun [ C ]

/ˈsændˌbɑr/

a bank (= raised area) of sand that exists just below the surface or a sea or river

(Definition of “sandbar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)