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A road or pathway raised above surrounding low, wet or uneven ground.


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BREAKWATER A structure which protects a beach or harbour by breaking the force of the waves.
BRIDGE A structure which spans and provides passage across an obstacle, such as a river, road, ravine or railway. Use specific term where known.
EMBANKMENT A long ridge of earth, rocks or gravel primarily constructed to carry a roadway.
PROMENADE A place for strolling, public walks, etc. Usually associated with coastal resorts.
SLIPWAY An inclined platform down which a ship or other vessel may be lowered into the water. Linked Data resource