dune : Definition, Usages, News and More

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

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

  • 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.
    June 18, 2013 - Fernandina Beach News-Leader
  • Empire of the Sun deliver the goods on 2nd album
    Empire of the Sun, "Ice on the Dune" (Astralwerks)
    June 18, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • 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 ...
    June 15, 2013 - The Daily Triplicate

  • Shawn Marion in SportingNews.com
    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."
  • Tony Stewart in Sports Network
    It will look like a dune buggy, but we'll get it out there,said Stewart, who would finish 41st.
  • Greg Norman in Inside Bay Area
    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."

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