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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A long, narrow concrete, or masonry embankment usually built to protect land from river water overflowing.

Usage examples (39)
  • Picture of a floodwall of a N.O. drainage canal here.
  • ZARRELLA: The giant floodwall will run alongside major highways.
  • The total length of the repaired floodwall is approximately 455 '
  • You know, here, the wall here is only like this big, the floodwall. for more
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