embayment(redirected from embayments)
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1. A bay or baylike shape.
2. The formation of a bay.
a shape resembling a bay
a bay or baylike formation.
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|Noun||1.||embayment - an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf|
bight - a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline; "the Bight of Benin"; "the Great Australian Bight"
body of water, water - the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean); "they invaded our territorial waters"; "they were sitting by the water's edge"
Guantanamo Bay - an inlet of the Caribbean Sea; a United States naval station was established on the bay in 1903
sea - a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land