Embankment

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Embankment can be:

  • An artificial slope which can be made out of earth, stones or bricks, or a combination of these. The purpose of this could be:
    • To prevent or direct flooding by water.
    • To carry a road (railway, canal, etc.) over an area of low ground.
  • Embankment tube station, a station on the London Underground.
  • The Thames Embankment along the north side of the Thames River in London, England.
  • The Victoria Embankment contained within the Thames Embankment.
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