seacoast

noun
sea·​coast | \ˈsē-ˌkōst \

Definition of seacoast 

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

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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 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 Since 2013, the governor of West Flanders, which includes Belgium’s short seacoast, has been Carl Decaluwé. Joshua Levine, Smithsonian, "The Hunt for the Notorious U-Boat UB-29," 19 Apr. 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

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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 \

Kids Definition of seacoast

: the shore of the sea

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