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synonyms for sandbar

  • reef
  • shoal
  • dune
  • spit
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How to use sandbar in a sentence

One of the sailors had seen a sandbar and a low line of land.
A TREASURY OF HEROES AND HEROINESCLAYTON EDWARDS
Here we struck on a sandbar with such force of steam and current as to land us almost out of the water from stem to midships.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
Luckily it grounded on a sandbar, and burned and crackled away harmlessly until it was consumed.
THE NAVAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESWILLIS J. ABBOT.
We recovered the running gear of the wagon later when all came upon a sandbar, but the harness had been stolen.
OLD RAIL FENCE CORNERSVARIOUS
She's no fool, and she can see the sense of gettin' over a sandbar at high tide jes as well as you can.'
JOHN GAYTHER'S GARDEN AND THE STORIES TOLD THEREINFRANK R. STOCKTON
They encamped near the sandbar and waited for the canoes, which had doubtless been delayed by the weather.
THE COUNTRY OF THE NEUTRALSJAMES H. COYNE
The six galleys jolted across the sandbar, Leif in the foremost peering ahead and shouting every now and then an order.
THE PATH OF THE KINGJOHN BUCHAN
The entrance to the river is somewhat difficult, owing to the breakers and to the existence of a sandbar.
THE WORLD AND ITS PEOPLE: BOOK VIIANNA B. BADLAM
He began watching the shore closely, and it was not long before he made out the white smoothness of a sandbar on their right.
THE COUNTRY BEYONDJAMES OLIVER CURWOOD
A large sandbar made a long detour necessary to reach the channel on the western side of it.
TEN YEARS IN THE RANKS, U.S. ARMYAUGUSTUS MEYERS
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WORDS RELATED TO SANDBAR

  • sandbank
  • sandbar
  • shoal
  • tombolo
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