Definition of Dunes

1. Noun. (plural of dune) ¹



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Definition of Dunes

1. dune [n] - See also: dune

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dunes

dunderheads
dunderpate
dunderpated
dunderpates
dunders
dundrearies
dune
dune buggy
dune coon
dune cycling
duned
duneland
dunelands
dunelike
dunelm
dunes (current term)
dunesand
dunesands
dunfish
dung beetle
dung beetles
dung heap
dungaree
dungareed
dungarees
dungball
dunged
dungeon

Literary usage of Dunes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"Observations of sand-dunes and allied phenomena were made upon twenty-three ... Measurements of ripples and dunes were made, and samples of sand were taken, ..."

2. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1904)
"GEOGRAPHICAL NOTES Controlling Sand dunes in the United States and Europe. ... These areas, known as sand dunes, consist of hills of sand which, ..."

3. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1900)
"IN continuation of my investigation of sand-dunes.tI visited Egypt in the spring of. Landing at Port Said on April, the afternoon train to Ismailia carried ..."

4. Bulletin (1904)
"The fixed dunes of (he coast. — Liais assumes that an elevation of a coast on which sand dunes had been forming would put a stop to the beach supply of sand ..."

5. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"Formation of dunes.—In contrast with dust deposited from the atmosphere, wind-blown sand is commonly aggregated into mounds and ..."

6. Geology by Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin, Rollin D. Salisbury (1904)
"Formation of dunes.—In contrast with dust deposited from the atmosphere, ... These mounds and ridges are dunes. Once a dune is started, it occasions the ..."

7. Physiography: For High Schools by Rollin D. Salisbury (1908)
"dunes. Mounds and ridges of wind-blown sand are dunes. ... dunes sometimes reach a height of several hundred feet, but small dunes are much more usual. ..."

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