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seawall

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Building
seawallsea‧wall /ˌsiːˈwɔːl $ ˈsiːwɒːl/ noun [countable]  TBa wall built beside the sea to stop the water from flowing onto the land
Examples from the Corpus
seawallThe fires combined into a raging firestorm, driving the survivors toward the seawall, where they were struck by the waves.
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