The definition of an embayment is a recess in a coast line or an indentation off of a shore line that forms a bay.noun
An area of the coastline in Tampa Florida where Tampa Bay slightly indents and a bay is formed is an example of an embayment.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
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- A bay or baylike shape.
- The formation of a bay.