Definition of Sandbanks

1. Noun. (plural of sandbank) ¹



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Definition of Sandbanks

1. sandbank [n] - See also: sandbank

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sandbanks

sandalwood oil
sandalwood tree
sandalwoods
sandarac
sandarac tree
sandarach
sandaracs
sandbag
sandbagged
sandbagger
sandbaggers
sandbagging
sandbags
sandbank
sandbanks (current term)
sandbar
sandbar shark
sandbars
sandbath
sandbaths
sandbell
sandbelt
sandbelts
sandberry
sandblast
sandblasted
sandblaster
sandblasters
sandblasting

Literary usage of Sandbanks

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1. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1842)
"It is probable that they had very little keel, in order to enable them to avoid the sandbanks, and to facilitate their removal from them when they struck; ..."

2. Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1837)
"It is probable that they had very little keel, in order to enable them to avoid the sandbanks, and to facilitate their removal from them when they struck; ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Off the south-east lies the British Colony of Ceylon, separated by a shallow strait, across which runs the string of rocks and sandbanks known as ' Adam's ..."

4. The Sovereignty of the Sea: An Historical Account of the Claims of England by Thomas Wemyss Fulton (1911)
"Showing the sandbanks at the month of the Ems. prejudice the freedom of navigation and anchorage in territorial waters accorded to fishing-boats, ..."

5. Actual Africa; Or, The Coming Continent: A Tour of Exploration by Frank Vincent (1895)
"The general appearance of the Kassai seemed to change only in respect to an increase of sandbanks, which frequently all but barred our way. ..."

6. Narrative of a Voyage Round the World: Comprehending an Account of the Wreck by Thomas Braidwood Wilson (1835)
"... the ship frustrated—Voyage it boats commenced—Arrival at Half-way Island—Departure for B Island—Progress obstructed by reefs and sandbanks—Discover ag ..."

7. The Law of Riparian Rights, Alluvion and Fishery: With Introductory Lectures by Lal Mohun Doss (1891)
"... by a fordable channel—Ownership of such accretions when they extend in front of the lands of several riparian proprietors— Ownership of sandbanks or ..."

8. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1842)
"It is probable that they had very little keel, in order to enable them to avoid the sandbanks, and to facilitate their removal from them when they struck; ..."

9. Manners and customs of the ancient Egyptians: Including Their Private Life by John Gardner Wilkinson (1837)
"It is probable that they had very little keel, in order to enable them to avoid the sandbanks, and to facilitate their removal from them when they struck; ..."

10. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Off the south-east lies the British Colony of Ceylon, separated by a shallow strait, across which runs the string of rocks and sandbanks known as ' Adam's ..."

11. The Sovereignty of the Sea: An Historical Account of the Claims of England by Thomas Wemyss Fulton (1911)
"Showing the sandbanks at the month of the Ems. prejudice the freedom of navigation and anchorage in territorial waters accorded to fishing-boats, ..."

12. Actual Africa; Or, The Coming Continent: A Tour of Exploration by Frank Vincent (1895)
"The general appearance of the Kassai seemed to change only in respect to an increase of sandbanks, which frequently all but barred our way. ..."

13. Narrative of a Voyage Round the World: Comprehending an Account of the Wreck by Thomas Braidwood Wilson (1835)
"... the ship frustrated—Voyage it boats commenced—Arrival at Half-way Island—Departure for B Island—Progress obstructed by reefs and sandbanks—Discover ag ..."

14. The Law of Riparian Rights, Alluvion and Fishery: With Introductory Lectures by Lal Mohun Doss (1891)
"... by a fordable channel—Ownership of such accretions when they extend in front of the lands of several riparian proprietors— Ownership of sandbanks or ..."

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