sea·​board | \ ˈsē-ˌbȯrd How to pronounce seaboard (audio) \

Definition of seaboard

: seacoast also : the country bordering a seacoast

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seaboard adjective

Examples of seaboard in a Sentence

He lives on the eastern seaboard.

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On a mock-up rendering of the flight, the plane traverses the U.S. eastern seaboard before skirting the Arctic Circle's edge and descending into Greek and eventually Turkish airspace. Sam Blum, Popular Mechanics, "A Turkish Airlines Flight Flew an Extra 800 Miles and Still Landed on Time," 23 Oct. 2018 Arguably one of the crown jewel properties of the Eastern seaboard, the Ocean House is the embodiment of summer, the verb. Hannah Seligson, Town & Country, "The Best Room At," 8 Mar. 2019 And that, perhaps, is Alice Neel’s best last laugh: nakedly herself, sui generis, and hot in demand up and down the Eastern seaboard. Julia Felsenthal, Vogue, "Searching for Myself in Alice Neel’s Radical Portraits," 26 Feb. 2019 Animal organizations, consequently, are urging those along the eastern seaboard to take care of their pets — and to help those in areas expected to be hit by the barreling storm. Nicole Darrah, Fox News, "As Hurricane Florence nears, shelters ask for volunteers to take in animals," 11 Sep. 2018 Based out of Maryland, Off Grid Adventure Vans is both one of the only van outfitters on the eastern seaboard and one of the industry’s most affordable. Megan Barber, Curbed, "The 9 best camper vans of 2018," 18 Dec. 2018 But consider a curvy path like I-95, which wends and winds its way along the Eastern seaboard. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "Can Driving the Inside Lane on the Highway Shorten Your Trip?," 16 Nov. 2018 Here's how a landing with a SpaceX Crew Dragon, which is scheduled to have its first flight in 2019, is supposed to look: The capsule makes a splash landing in the Atlantic Ocean off Florida's eastern seaboard. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "SpaceX Built a Helicopter-Ready Rescue Ship in Case Something Goes Wrong When Astronauts Return to Earth," 6 Nov. 2018 Above average precipitation is possible in parts of Alaska, throughout the Southeast and Southwest, and through the eastern seaboard. Megan Friedman, Country Living, "NOAA Predicts Winter Is Going to Be Warmer Than Usual for Most of the United States," 22 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of seaboard

1613, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near seaboard

sea bloom

sea blubber

sea blue


sea boat

sea bob

sea book

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The first known use of seaboard was in 1613

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English Language Learners Definition of seaboard

: the part of a country that is along or near the sea

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