Definition of coastline
1 : a line that forms the boundary between the land and the ocean or a lake
2 : the outline of a coast
Examples of coastline in a Sentence
The plane flew along the eastern coastline.
Recent Examples of coastline from the Web
Caroline, the only Eastern Shore county without any coastline on the Chesapeake, ranks first in Maryland in total value of agricultural products sold and is the state’s leading producer of wheat.
Olive trees, however, take naturally to the steep Ligurian coastline.
At the peak of its power in Libya, the Islamic State group controlled a 160-kilometer (100-mile) stretch of Libyan coastline and boasted between 2,000 and 5,000 fighters, many of them from Egypt and Tunisia.
His father, who stormed the beaches of Normandy during World War II, was murdered by a hitchhiker when Allman was 2 and the family moved to Daytona Beach on Florida’s Atlantic coastline.
The team is going to speedboat up the coastline of New Brunswick (Speedboatin’
In one shot from Friday, the two stood on a bluff on the Sicilian coastline, overlooking the vastness of the Mediterranean Sea and surrounded by flowers.
BIG SUR, Calif. -- New drone video of a massive landslide south of Big Sur shows just how drastically Highway 1 and the California coastline has been damaged by a million tons of rock and dirt, CBS Los Angeles reports.
The concept of an American paradise—one that boasts lush jungles, tropical coastlines and volcanic terrain—is rarely considered.
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First Known Use of coastline
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Definition of coastline for English Language Learners
: the land along the edge of a coast
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