English

Definition of berm noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    berm

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//bɜːm//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//bɜːrm//
     
    (specialist)
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1an area of ground at the side of a road; a raised area of ground at the side of a river or canal
  2. 2a narrow raised area of sand formed on a beach by the waves coming in from the sea
  3. Word Origin early 18th cent. (denoting a narrow space): from French berme, from Dutch berm.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: berm