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See definition of sandbank on Dictionary.com
  • as insand bar
  • as inshoal

synonyms for sandbank

  • sandbar
  • shoal
  • tombolo
  • reef
  • bar
  • shallow
  • mass
  • bank
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How to use sandbank in a sentence

As Helles, Anzac and Tenedos have each been ruled out, we are going to doss down on this sandbank opposite us.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Sometimes we see them stranded on a hidden sandbank with the crew making frantic efforts to get them off again.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
Sometimes we would come near being stranded on a sandbank, and would have to jump overboard and push our craft into deeper water.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
The Volga glided quietly between its overgrown banks, with here and there a sandbank or an island thickly covered with bushes.
THE PRECIPICEIVAN GONCHAROV
Padstow is situated on the western side of the Camel estuary, below the sandbank known as the Doom Bar (probably dune-bar).
THE CORNWALL COASTARTHUR L. SALMON
The heave of the main ocean on the great sandbank out in the bay, was a heave that made no sound.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
Some few manage to gain the beach and take refuge under the sandbank already mentioned.
THE CHILDRENS' STORY OF THE WAR, VOLUME 4 (OF 10)JAMES EDWARD PARROTT
The Benedetto was lying outside of that sandbank, and that is the torpedo which is lying on the beach.
THE LUCK OF THIRTEENJAN GORDON
On the other side of the channel are the Shingles, a dangerous sandbank, on which many vessels have been lost.
A YACHT VOYAGE ROUND ENGLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON
A few years ago there were only a few cottages on a sandbank, a small stream, and a decoy pond in the neighbourhood.
A YACHT VOYAGE ROUND ENGLANDW.H.G. KINGSTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SANDBANK

  • sandbank
  • sandbar
  • shoal
  • tombolo
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