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Definitions of dam:
  • noun:   female parent of an animal especially domestic livestock
  • noun:   a barrier constructed to contain the flow of water or to keep out the sea
  • noun:   a metric unit of length equal to ten meters
  • verb:   obstruct with, or as if with, a dam
    Example: "Dam the gorges of the Yangtse River"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #12862)

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