Definitions for "Embankment"
Keywords:  mound, roadway, dike, raise, impounding
A structure of earth, gravel, etc., raised to prevent water from overflowing a level tract of country, to retain water in a reservoir, or to carry a roadway, etc.
Ridge of earth or rock to raise the natural ground level.
A bank of earth, rock or other material constructed above the natural ground surface.
To dream that you drive along an embankment, foretells you will be threatened with trouble and unhappiness. If you continue your drive without unpleasant incidents arising, you will succeed in turning these forebodings to useful account in your advancement. To ride on horseback along one, denotes you will fearlessly meet and overcome all obstacles in your way to wealth and happiness. To walk along one, you will have a weary struggle for elevation, but will &ally reap a successful reward.
A fill with a top higher than the adjoining natural surface.
The act of surrounding or defending with a bank.
A bank protecting land from flooding.