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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 376

Concept definition: A long, raised mound of <SOIL>, <ROCK>, and/or other <MATERIAL>s in the <TERRAIN>; embankment. An embankment is often used to hold back <WATER> or to support a <LAND_TRANSPORTATION_ROUTE> or <CANAL>.
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Supplemental references: [S32, "embankment"], [SOED, "embankment", 1]

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