seacoast

noun
sea·​coast | \ ˈsē-ˌkōst How to pronounce seacoast (audio) \

Definition of seacoast

: the shore or border of the land adjacent to the sea

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But if guides and groups aren’t your thing, the company has just created its first-ever self-guided Massachusetts-to-Maine bike route, encompassing some 455 miles of stunning New England seacoast from Gloucester to Bar Harbor, Maine. Lauren Daley, BostonGlobe.com, "Cycle a picturesque coastal route from Gloucester to Maine," 31 July 2019 Forecasters expected Dorian, packing 150 mph (240 kph) winds, to hit some Bahamian islands Sunday before heading near Florida and then skirting along or off the U.S. Southeast seacoast. Washington Post, "Evacuations begin as Dorian bears down on northern Bahamas," 1 Sep. 2019 Nickerson chooses as guides several early artist-naturalists associated with the eastern seacoast. David James, Anchorage Daily News, "‘Look at the bird’: Ornithology and family history intertwine in ‘Blackbird Flying’," 15 June 2019 Jenness Beach is one of five state park beaches along New Hampshire’s seacoast. USA TODAY, "Retired monkeys, freeze-dried blood, ‘Hidden Figures Way’: News from around our 50 states," 14 June 2019 Conroy had heard that NASA was transporting components for future spacecraft from manufacturers on the West Coast to launch sites on the Eastern seacoast. David Hambling, Popular Mechanics, "Why the Super Guppy Is Such a Badass Plane," 17 Dec. 2018 Right whales typically give birth off the southeastern U.S. seacoast between December and late March. Washington Post, "‘Truly alarming’: No babies for endangered right whales," 28 Mar. 2018 Right whales typically give birth off the southeastern U.S. seacoast between December and late March. Washington Post, "‘Truly alarming’: No babies for endangered right whales," 28 Mar. 2018 In the case of the Ogonek, scenes of a river and seacoast in southern Oregon and the high desert terrain of northern New Mexico inform the five sections. John Von Rhein, chicagotribune.com, "MusicNOW's resident composers wrap up their tenure with well-received parting gifts," 22 May 2018

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First Known Use of seacoast

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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seacoast

noun

English Language Learners Definition of seacoast

: the land along the edge of a sea

seacoast

noun
sea·​coast | \ ˈsē-ˌkōst How to pronounce seacoast (audio) \

Kids Definition of seacoast

: the shore of the sea

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