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sandy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
sandysand‧y /ˈsændi/ adjective  1 SGcovered with sand, or containing a lot of sand The soil is quite sandy.2 HBHhair that is sandy is a yellowish-brown coloursandiness noun [uncountable]
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sandya sandy beachLagoons, creeks, islands, coves and deserted sandy beaches abound.I drink at it; but while I think I see the sandy bottom and detect how shallow it is.High rocky cliffs pitted with little sandy coves melt away into long stretches of silvery beach.I cut through shallow, sandy hills, but the struggle was anaesthetized by day-dreams.Finally the sea encroached on this topography producing steep cliffs, inlets, sea stacks and sandy or shingly beach deposits.Nantucket is a small, barren, sandy place where, Ishmael tells us, they have to plant weeds.A girl wandered across the sandy riding track.A truck without lights was coming down the sandy road.
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