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sea wall

noun
1.
a strong wall or embankment to prevent the encroachments of the sea, serve as a breakwater, etc.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English; Old English: cliff over the sea
Related forms
sea-walled, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sea-wall

sea wall

noun
1.
a wall or embankment built to prevent encroachment or erosion by the sea or to serve as a breakwater
Derived Forms
sea-walled, adjective
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