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Embankment may refer to:
- A levee, an artificial bank raised above the immediately surrounding land to redirect or prevent flooding by a river, lake or sea
- Embankment (earthworks), a raised bank to carry a road, railway, or canal across a low-lying or wet area
- Embankment dam, a dam made of mounded earth and rock
- Land reclamation along river banks, usually marked by roads and walkways running along it, parallel to the river, as in:
- The Thames Embankment along the north side of the Thames River in London, England
- The Albert Embankment along the south side of the Thames River in London, England
- The Neva embankments along the Neva River in Saint Petersburg, Russia
- Embankment tube station, a station on the London Underground
- "Embankment", a work by artist Rachel Whiteread
- Embankment machine (The War of the Worlds), one of the fictional machines used by the Martians in the H. G. Wells' 1898 science fiction novel
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