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coast guard

noun

Definition of coast guard

  1. 1 :  a military or naval force employed in guarding a coast or responsible for the safety, order, and operation of maritime traffic in neighboring waters

  2. 2 usually coast·guard chiefly British :  coastguardsman




COAST GUARD Defined for Kids

coast guard

noun

Definition of coast guard

  1. :  a military force that guards a coast and helps people on boats and ships that are in trouble





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