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sand trap

n.
A hazard on a golf course consisting of a depression partly filled with sand. Also called bunker.

sand trap

n
(Golf) another name (esp US) for bunker2

sand′ trap`


n.
(on a golf course) a shallow pit partly filled with sand and designed to serve as a hazard.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sand trap - a hazard on a golf coursesand trap - a hazard on a golf course    
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
hazard - an obstacle on a golf course
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