1An embankment or causeway.
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- He stressed that plans were also in place to create bunds, or embankments, to contain the stockpiles, although covering them was impractical for operational reasons.
- Temporary bunds on nullahs, rivulets or small rivers erected by using empty cement bags, popularly known as Vanarai Bunds, have proved most effective.
- Previously, the developers had planned to deposit the peat in bunds on the hillside site - a proposal which caused concern that it would not be stable.
early 19th century: via Urdu from Persian.
Entry from US English dictionary