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[li-mahn, -man] /lɪˈmɑn, -ˈmæn/

noun, Geology.
a muddy lagoon, marsh, or lake near the mouth of a river behind part of the delta and more or less protected from open water by a barrier or spit.
an area of mud or silt deposited near the mouth of a river.


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