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

Definition of seaboard

: seacoast also : the country bordering a seacoast

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Other Words from seaboard

seaboard adjective

Examples of seaboard in a Sentence

He lives on the eastern seaboard.
Recent Examples on the Web Since first being tagged in Nova Scotia, Ironbound has made his way up and down the eastern seaboard. Alexandra Schonfeld,, 10 May 2022 In Acadia National Park, Cadillac Summit Road spirals up to the highest point on the U.S. eastern seaboard, combining thrilling curves and twisties with sensational views from the summit. Christopher Baker, Travel + Leisure, 2 Apr. 2022 One of Alabama’s poorest Black communities has become, once again, a major dumping ground for trash from up and down the eastern seaboard. Dennis Pillion |, al, 13 Jan. 2022 Some past disputes between the union and management have proved crippling for shipments to the western seaboard, stoking fears of a repeat just as dockyards work to clear backlogs of goods. Josh Eidelson,, 29 Mar. 2022 George Washington was setting up his headquarters in America’s most prosperous city, which was itself divided in its allegiances and vulnerable to the British on the seaboard. Catherine Ostler, Town & Country, 24 Feb. 2022 Availability: Mosaic delivers to about half of the contiguous U.S.—mostly on the Eastern seaboard, but recently California too. Regan Stephens, SELF, 8 Jan. 2022 Then there’s the wild and rugged Monongahela National Forest on the outskirts, stacked with some of the most challenging singletrack on the eastern seaboard. Graham Averill, Outside Online, 6 Jan. 2022 Offshore wind on the Eastern seaboard has been repeatedly stymied by the inability of government agencies and developers to balance its impact with other uses of the ocean. Judith Lewis Mernit, The Atlantic, 4 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of seaboard

1613, in the meaning defined above

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14 May 2022

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“Seaboard.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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