dune dune  /ˈdun/


  • (n) a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans


  1. Their hand-built sand dune held tough through winter storms, helping protect the beach and town of Margate, New Jersey.
  2. This V12-powered super dune buggy gets on the list well, my list anyway purely because of its appalling clientele.
  3. For a dune to form in the first place, sand must somehow be trapped, much as a snow fence traps drifting snow.


  1. Empire of the Sun deliver the goods on 2nd album

    Empire of the Sun, "Ice on the Dune" (Astralwerks)
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. State defends Sliders' dune work

    State environmental officials are downplaying public concerns about the nature of a permitted dune project at Sliders Seaside Grill following residents' complaints about possible harm to wildlife and vegetation there.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Fernandina Beach News-Leader

  3. Dune walk set for Sat.

    Two events are planned this weekend in Tolowa Dunes State Park. On Saturday, biologist Wendell Wood will lead an all-day wildflower and native plant instructional hike through dune, meadow, wetlands and shore habitats at Tolowa Dunes State Park. The event sponsored by the Redwood Parks Association and Tolowa Dunes Stewards will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This slow-paced, 2.5-mile excursion takes ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

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  1. "We got more lively in the second half," Marion said. "We got out of the sand dune. We're playing good defense, but we can play better defense. The perception is we don't play defense, but we do."
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Shawn Marion Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "It will look like a dune buggy, but we'll get it out there," said Stewart, who would finish 41st.
    on Jun 1, 2008 By: Tony Stewart Source: Sports Network

  3. "I've never seen a ball react like it did when it hit its apex," Norman said. "Once it got above the dune line, it was at the mercy of the elements."
    on Jul 19, 2008 By: Greg Norman Source: Inside Bay Area

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