seashore

noun
sea·​shore | \ ˈsē-ˌshȯr How to pronounce seashore (audio) \

Definition of seashore

1a : land adjacent to the sea : seacoast
2 : all the ground between the ordinary high-water and low-water marks : foreshore

Examples of seashore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The researchers conclude that of the 36 Neanderthals that left these footprints, 11 were children; the group may have been hunting for birds and small animals, fishing, searching for shellfish… or just frolicking on the seashore. Briana Pobiner And Ryan Mcrae, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Dec. 2021 The relatively prosaic setting of the third book, The Edge of the Sea—the seashore, where so many of us have trundled with our little nets—perhaps inevitably pales in comparison. Amy Brady, Scientific American, 19 Nov. 2021 But this year, in its place is art made of cardboard in the shape of a tree that also incorporates elements of the seashore, the city's architecture and its rich musical heritage, which most notably includes Bruce Springsteen. Arkansas Online, 2 Dec. 2021 The kelp forest off the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, a vital habitat for marine life that historically bobbed across 9,000 acres of seashore, roughly doubled between 2020 and 2021, recent satellite and drone surveys show. Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2021 Those are tropical trees, of course, not imports found at the Southern California seashore. Los Angeles Times, 21 Nov. 2021 Cities across South Florida are reviewing older high-rises along the seashore — notorious for its weathering effect on buildings — to determine whether any of them face potentially serious structural issues. New York Times, 1 July 2021 The kelp forest off the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, a vital habitat for marine life that historically bobbed across 9,000 acres of seashore, roughly doubled between 2020 and 2021, recent satellite and drone surveys show. Los Angeles Times, 5 Nov. 2021 The kelp forest off the Sonoma-Mendocino coast, a vital habitat for marine life that historically bobbed across 9,000 acres of seashore, roughly doubled between 2020 and 2021, recent satellite and drone surveys show. Tara Duggan, San Francisco Chronicle, 3 Nov. 2021

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First Known Use of seashore

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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8 Jan 2022

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“Seashore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seashore. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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seashore

noun
sea·​shore | \ ˈsē-ˌshȯr How to pronounce seashore (audio) \

Kids Definition of seashore

: the shore of a sea

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