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berm

berm (berme)

 
pronunciation:
buhrm
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a narrow ledge or shoulder, as alongside a road or canal.
definition 2: a level ledge or strip at the top, bottom, or side of a slope, or along the back of a beach.
definition 3: a low wall, mound, or barrier of earth, often one banked against the foundation of a building, to help insulate it.
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