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monument Word or Phrase:BOOM TOWER *  
Definition:A tower at the mouth of the harbour to defend the end of the harbour boom.

monument Word or Phrase:BOOM *  
Definition:A barrier, usually of wood or chain, stretched across the entrance to a harbour, port or anchorage, to control entry and/or limit the effect of the weather on the wave action.

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