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monument Word or Phrase:RAILWAY EMBANKMENT *  
Definition:A man-made ridge to carry a railway across a declivity or area subject to flooding.

monument Word or Phrase:TRAMWAY EMBANKMENT *  
Definition:An embankment of earth alongside a tramway.

monument Word or Phrase:EMBANKMENT CROSS *  
Definition:Earthworks of uncertain date and purpose, consisting of cross-shaped banks sometimes with an accompanying ditch. Their distribution is largely confined to North Yorkshire.

monument Word or Phrase:EMBANKMENT *  
Definition:A long ridge of earth, rocks or gravel primarily constructed to carry a roadway.

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