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Definition of sea-gate

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a long rolling swell of the sea

sea gate

noun (2)

Definition of sea gate (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a way (as a gate, beach, or channel) that gives access to the sea
2 : a gate that serves as a protection against seas

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