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    Why " by the wind" ? Why not "by wind"?

    I think that the "the" here is both redundant and inaccurate.

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    dune

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    a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans

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    Re: Why " by the wind" ? Why not "by wind"?

    Quote Originally Posted by NewHopeR View Post
    I think that the "the" here is both redundant and inaccurate.

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    dune

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    a ridge of sand created by the wind; found in deserts or near lakes and oceans
    It's correct with "the".

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