Definition of seacoast
: the shore or border of the land adjacent to the sea
Recent Examples of seacoast from the Web
As sea trade increased, maps of the New World became better, at least the seacoasts and major rivers, places the beaver trade depended on.
One half of the West — the half that lives mostly on the seacoasts of America and Western Europe — loves globalization.
The train journeys past terraced rice fields, mountains, and seacoast, stopping to visit ancient shrines and temples, working farms and vineyards, and artisanal ateliers along the way.
Fort Worth, Texas In the summer of 1858, Eugène Boudin, the painter of Normandy seacoasts, took his 17-year-old protégé, Claude Monet (1840-1926), to work from the landscape in a village near Le Havre.
A frustrated Eisenhower broke off diplomatic relations with Cuba and closed the embassy on the Havana seacoast.
Bramante settled into a black leather recliner for an interview at her house overlooking Great Bay on New Hampshire’s seacoast.
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First Known Use of seacoast
SEACOAST Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of seacoast for English Language Learners
: the land along the edge of a sea
SEACOAST Defined for Kids
Definition of seacoast for Students
: the shore of the sea
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