Dunes

(1) Accumulations of windblown sand on the BACKSHORE, usually in the form of small hills or ridges, stabilized by vegetation or control structures. (2) A type of bed form indicating significant sediment transport over a sandy seabed.
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Dunes

(from the article `Goyen, Jan van`) ...sea at the mouth of the Rhine and Schelde. He liked to depict the tranquillity of river life and inshore calm, rarely painting seas stirred by ...
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Dunes

(from the article `Las Vegas`) The venerable Dunes was demolished in October 1993—in true Vegas tradition, as a spectacle in front of a huge crowd of onlookers. It was the last of ...
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Dunes

(from the article `Ruisdael, Jacob van`) Ruisdael`s early work, such as the `Dunes` (c. 1647; Louvre), reflects his obsession with trees. Earlier Dutch artists use trees merely as decorative ...
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Dunes

[hotel and casino] The Dunes Hotel was a Paradise, Nevada, hotel and casino that operated from May 23, 1955 to January 26, 1993, and was the tenth resort to open on the Las Vegas Strip. The Bellagio now stands on the former grounds. ==History== The Dunes opened on May 23, 1955, as a low-rise resort with Hollywood star Vera-Ellen providing t...
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Dunes

[Van Gogh painting] Coprinellus micaceus is a very common edible mushroom worldwide, and depicted in most field guides. I created the stub a year ago tomorrow, and thought I`d celebrate its birthday with an FAC. I`ve been working on the article for some time, and believe it now meets the required standards. I look forward to hearing suggest...
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Dunes

Dunes are low hills of sand accumulated on the sea-coasts of Holland, Britain, Spain, and other countries, in some places encroaching on and covering what once was cultivated land, but in others serving as a natural barrier to protect the country from the destructive encroachments of the sea.
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Dunes

Mounds of loose sand grains shaped up by the wind.
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Dunes

Ridges or mounds of loose, wind-blown material, usually sand.
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