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Definition of Embankment


  1. The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.
  2. A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.

Embankment Translations

embankment in Dutch is dijk, waterkering
embankment in Finnish is pato
embankment in Norwegian is demning, voll