foreshore

noun
fore·​shore | \ˈfȯr-ˌshȯr \

Definition of foreshore 

1 : a strip of land margining a body of water

2 : the part of a seashore between high-water and low-water marks

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This project would add 10,600 feet of foreshore rock dike along the eastern bank of the Freshwater Bayou Canal to prevent further erosion of the shoreline and adjacent marsh in Vermilion Parish. Mark Schleifstein, NOLA.com, "Coastal board recommends $20 million for parish coastal projects," 18 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of foreshore

1764, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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