shore·​side | \ ˈshȯr-ˌsīd How to pronounce shoreside (audio) \

Definition of shoreside

: situated at or near a shore

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Examples of shoreside in a Sentence

shoreside recreation contributes mightily to the region's economy
Recent Examples on the Web But at the end of the last ice age, between about 19,000 to about 6,000 years ago, sea levels rose around the world by about 400 feet, swallowing the once-shoreside campsites of prehistory. Megan Gannon, Smithsonian Magazine, "To Craft Cutting Tools, Neanderthals Dove for Clam Shells on the Ocean Floor," 15 Jan. 2020 All guests requiring shoreside medical care have been disembarked and are being treated at a facility pre-arranged by Princess Cruises. David Oliver, USA TODAY, "Costa Favolosa crew member dies of coronavirus; Coral Princess travelers await disembarkation," 7 Apr. 2020 Trident, the nation's largest seafood company, operates shoreside processing plants at 10 locations in Alaska, according to its website. Alex Demarban, Anchorage Daily News, "Seafood processor will pay $300,000 fine for oversized fish waste piles at two Alaska plants," 2 Mar. 2018 Swaggering dominant males tread shoreside paths; vigilant mothers sniff the air, followed by cubs. Neil Ever Osborne, Smithsonian, "A Paradise for Grizzly Bears Gets an Up-Close Look," 24 Oct. 2017 Swaggering dominant males tread shoreside paths Neil Ever Osborne, Smithsonian, "A Paradise for Grizzly Bears Gets an Up-Close Look," 24 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of shoreside

1883, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of shoreside was in 1883

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17 Aug 2020

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“Shoreside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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