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dune

 (do͞on, dyo͞on)
n.
A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand.

[French, from Old French, from Middle Dutch dūne; see dheuə- in Indo-European roots.]

dune

(djuːn)
n
(Physical Geography) a mound or ridge of drifted sand, occurring on the sea coast and in deserts
[C18: via Old French from Middle Dutch dūne; see down3]

dune

(dun, dyun)

n.
a sand hill or sand ridge formed by the wind, usu. in desert regions or near lakes and oceans.
[1780–90; < French, Old French < Middle Dutch dūna; c. down3]

dune

(do͞on)
A hill or ridge of wind-blown sand. Dunes are capable of moving (by the motion of their individual grains) but usually keep the same shape.

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A sand ridge or mound formed where wind heaps up the sand in a desert or on a low sandy coast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dune - a ridge of sand created by the winddune - a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
ridge - a long narrow natural elevation or striation
seif dune - a long and tall sand dune with a sharp crest; common in the Sahara

dune

noun hillock, down (archaic), mound, mount, drift, elevation, knoll, brae (Scot.) They climbed a very large dune.
Translations
كَثيب
duna
klitmile
dyyni
dûnedűne
sandalda
kopa
kāpa
dună
duna
peščina
dyn

dune

[djuːn]
A. Nduna f
B. CPD dune buggy Nbuggy m (vehículo para terrenos arenosos)

dune

[ˈdjuːn] ndune fdune buggy nbuggy m

dune

nDüne f

dune

[djuːn] nduna

dune

(djuːn) noun
(also ˈsand-dune) a low hill of sand.
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The drive into the park is a wild ride through a series of striated petrified dunes, where bighorn sheep scamper and preen for the cameras.
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