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sea·wallalso sea wall (sē′wôl′)
An embankment to prevent erosion of a shoreline.
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a wall or embankment built to prevent encroachment or erosion by the sea or to serve as a breakwater
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|Noun||1.||seawall - a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away|
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
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