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



BrE BrE//ˈsændbæŋk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsændbæŋk//
Coastlines and the sea
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a raised area of sand in a river or the sea Our boat got caught on a sandbank as we returned home. Wordfinderbeach, coast, harbour, pier, sandbank, sea, shoreline, surf, tide, wave See related entries: Coastlines and the sea
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sandbank