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

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One town on the seashore narrowly rejected a $100,000 shark fence at an annual town meeting and money donated by the community for the shark-detecting buoy was returned, the Cape Cod Times reported. Colleen Cronin,, "1 Year After Deadly Great White Attack, 'Shark-Smart' Cape Cod Works to Prevent More Deaths," 28 June 2019 There are plenty of places to explore, too, mountains to seashore. Sheila Vilvens,, "Looking for places to go to escape the rain? We found a few," 18 June 2019 The span is a landmark, being located at the northern gateway to Del Mar along the coast, while being straddled by the seashore to the west and the coastal railroad and Del Mar Fairgrounds to the east. Michael J. Williams, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Replacement project progresses for 87-year-old Del Mar bridge over the San Dieguito River," 3 Apr. 2019 April 2018 Behind the lens, Cole made Lili look like an IRL angel during this beach photo shoot, with the help of a sheer white dress and the perfect seashore breeze. De Elizabeth, Teen Vogue, "Every Romantic Photo Cole Sprouse Has Taken of Lili Reinhart," 2 June 2019 Painted in a pale moss green with chrome stools, checkerboard floor, weathered beams and lathes artfully exposed to show off the plaster, the bright space reminded me of an Eastern seashore diner as imagined in a Gene Kelly musical. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "From hot ramen to hotter hot pot: 30 restaurant openings in Seattle and on the Eastside," 28 Nov. 2018 And while the models went barefoot on the runway turned seashore, Anderson opted for a pump and carried a charming purse. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Of Course Pamela Anderson Sat Front Row at Chanel’s Beach-Themed Show," 2 Oct. 2018 Celebrate summer—which officially kicks off this Saturday, June 21st—with a cool cake topper inspired by the seashore. Jessica Leigh Hester, Country Living, "These Wedding Cake Toppers Are Perfect for Summer," 18 June 2014 After passing the Bab el Mandeb strait, the road stretches along the seashore. Ghaith Abdul-ahad, New York Times, "The Coffee-Flavored American Dream," 30 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of seashore

1526, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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

Kids Definition of seashore

: the shore of a sea

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