Translation of dune in Spanish:


duna, n.

Pronunciation /d(j)un/ /djuːn/

See Spanish definition of duna


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    duna feminine
    • Nothing but vast sand dunes and arid desert far as the eye could see in all directions.
    • It is generally agreed that the linear dunes in the Namib Sand Sea have extended from south to north.
    • The group will face eight days of walking across rocky plateaus, sand dunes and salt pans.
    • There were also sand dunes and shingle banks that were later used for building roads in the new town.
    • It has 8,000 kilometres of shores going from sand dunes to volcanic headlands.
    • It grows on upper shores or in wet hollows in sand dunes, on the West coasts of Wales and southern England.
    • A herd of camels strolls past as we pull up at a sand dune for the second night of desert camping.
    • For day after day south of Marzuk we saw nothing but stony wastes and sand dunes with never a blade of grass or bush to relieve the aridity.
    • We had both gotten up early and drove to Jockey's Ridge state park, the largest sand dune on the East Coast.
    • On this part of the coast the dunes of the Namib Desert come right down to the sea.
    • From the higher seats, visitors can glimpse stunning views of sand dunes and sparkling sea.
    • After a journey of many hours across sand dunes and pock-marked roads, we arrived in the village of Bananey.
    • Eventually, he reached a beach and dragged himself through sand dunes until he reached a disused campsite.
    • I recognise that there is a fair bit of information to be absorbed there, but it is quite a lot like wading through sand dunes.
    • The terrain he covers will vary from sand dunes to dried up riverbeds to tarmac roads - but it will always be tough.
    • It does have sand and sand dunes, but primarily that red, raw earth that we see so often in paintings.
    • The action of the play takes place in a remote ramshackle beach house built on sand dunes.
    • The helicopter was returning from a successful rescue mission off Helvick Head when it hit a sand dune in thick fog.
    • Because the fish will be waiting in ambush behind the top of the sand dune watching for baitfish or whatever to be washed into their field of view.
    • No 3 on the list is the Viking burial boat discovered sticking out of a sand dune on the island of Sanday in 1991.