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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A structure built out over water on pillars and used as a landing place or a walk Also: A strong support for the arch of a bridge or of a building.

Usage examples (37)
  • The family enjoyed walking and fishing from the pier of the seaside town.
  • The land in front of the pier is almost dry and you could easily drive a couple of trucks there.
  • Just a few hundred feet from the pier is the building that stood in as the bar where Eko went all Jason Vorhees.
  • Have you ever wondered why the Ajijic pier is so high. for more
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