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They are called "groynes". A great addition to your vocabulary http://onelook.com/?w=groyne&ls=a It is pronounced the same way as groin (it rhymes with 'loin'). Briefly, they are man-made structures designed to break the waves and thereby prevent erosion of the coast. They are all over the Med in places where the tide influences the landmass. Also ...
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