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embayment

[ em-bey-muhnt ]
/ ɛmˈbeɪ mənt /
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noun

a bay.
Physical Geography. the process by which a bay is formed.

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Origin of embayment

First recorded in 1805–15; embay + -ment
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British Dictionary definitions for embayment

embayment
/ (ɪmˈbeɪmənt) /

noun

a shape resembling a bay
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