Embankment Definition

ĕm-băngkmənt
embankments
noun
The act or process of embanking.
Webster's New World
A bank of earth, rubble, etc. used to keep back water, to hold up a roadway, or as part of a fortification.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Embankment

Noun

Singular:
embankment
Plural:
embankments

Origin of Embankment

  • embank +‎ -ment

    From Wiktionary

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