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A former beach now lying above water level owing to geological changes since its formation.
- ‘The region lacks prominent landmarks, and the raised beaches are sandy and subject to wind erosion and sand drift.’
- ‘Numerous raised beaches have been recognized in this area.’
- ‘The first mile is on a raised beach and follows the rugged coastline.’
- ‘Carbon dating of driftwood on raised beaches supports this scenario, suggesting that more icefree conditions prevailed during this same period.’
- ‘Situated on a raised beach next to the sea, the site ‘had all the hallmarks of ancient building techniques’ and Fife Council set to excavate.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.