in·​ter·​coast·​al ˌin-tər-ˈkō-stᵊl How to pronounce intercoastal (audio)
variants or less commonly inter-coastal
: occurring, extending, or operating between two or more sea coasts
intercoastal trade

Examples of intercoastal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At the film’s start, a camera glides over soul-beckoning intercoastal marshes, the Neuse River and Adams Creek tributary on the way to Gertrude Reels’ home. Lisa Kennedy, Variety, 28 Sep. 2023 Volusia, home to Daytona Beach, imposed a curfew and warned that intercoastal bridges used by evacuees would close when winds reach 39 mph. Doyle Rice, USA TODAY, 10 Nov. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1877, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intercoastal was in 1877

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“Intercoastal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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