dune

Part of speech: noun

A hill of loose sand; a down.

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Usage examples "dune":

  1. She asked because the sheep which had been quietly browsing before her, on reaching a small depression in the dune, had started away as though frightened at something. - "The Book of Were-Wolves", Sabine Baring-Gould.
  2. Now, any dictionary or Scotchman will tell you that a dune is a hill of loose sand. - "Fanny Herself", Edna Ferber.
  3. Naebody but yersel' has a richt to say what's to be dune wi' them. - "Malcolm", George MacDonald.