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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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sandcastlesand‧cas‧tle /ˈsændˌkɑːsəl $ -ˌkæ-/ noun [countable]  DLOa small model of a castle, made out of sand by children playing on a beach
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sandcastleIn Blackpool, sandcastles were replaced by sandbags - handed out to hoteliers and shopkeepers on the flooded prom.Will I ever build sandcastles again?The citadel's rough, sheer pale-brown outer walls and ramparts resemble a giant sandcastle built on the edge of the sea.Bombs falling on cities, houses crumbling like sandcastles.Children's sandcastles and hearts in love have disintegrated at its edge.
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