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 for dune
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dune \Dune\ (d[=u]n), n. [The same word as down: cf. D. duin.
     See Down a bank of sand.]
     A low hill of drifting sand usually formed on the coats, but
     often carried far inland by the prevailing winds. [Written
     also dun.]
     [1913 Webster]
           Three great rivers, the Rhine, the Meuse, and the
           Scheldt, had deposited their slime for ages among the
           dunes or sand banks heaved up by the ocean around their
           mouths.                                  --Motley.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or
           near lakes and oceans [syn: dune, sand dune]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "dune":
     anthill, bank, barrow, brae, butte, cock, down, drift, drumlin,
     embankment, fell, foothills, haycock, haymow, hayrick, haystack,
     heap, hill, hillock, hummock, knob, knoll, molehill, monticle,
     monticule, moor, mound, mow, pile, pyramid, rick, sand dune,
     snowdrift, stack, swell

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