Definition of foredune in English:


Syllabification: fore·dune
Pronunciation: /ˈfôrˌdo͞on


  • A part of a system of sand dunes on the side nearest to the sea.
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    • Seabeach amaranth typically occurs on sparsely vegetated areas such as interdunal flats, overwash flats, lower foredunes, and points of non-eroding beaches.
    • In addition, modern and Holocene sediments were collected from an embayment fill succession, comprising a series of relict foredunes at Longbeach, Guichen Bay.
    • He was nearly up to the foredune when he landed it, and as the water ran back down the steep part of the beach I could see it was a small shark he'd hooked.

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