the seashore

noun

: the land along the edge of the sea that is usually covered with sand or rocks

Examples of the seashore in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to the military, the new crossing is located west of the Erez crossing, closer to the seashore. Abc News, ABC News, 12 May 2024 While many Californians and environmental advocates in particular see the commission as a strong steward of coastal protection, some lawmakers have been criticizing the agency as anti-development — and a hurdle to affordable housing near the seashore. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 May 2024 Canaveral National Seashore: Two beaches along the seashore are clothing-optional, Playalinda and Apollo. Miami Herald Archives, Miami Herald, 26 Apr. 2024 With ranked choice, voters state their preferences in order: First, the seashore, and if not that, a resort, and if not that, then the city. Michael Wines, New York Times, 8 Feb. 2024 At first, beachgoers landed on Scenic Highway 30A the same way sand settles on the seashore: slowly and without much fanfare. Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 26 Feb. 2024 Rerouting rail lines away from collapsing coastal bluffs and, someday, moving entire neighborhoods off the seashore are quite another. Michael Smolens, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Feb. 2024 Kim Yo Jong said that North Korea on Saturday only detonated blasting powder simulating the sound of its coastal artillery on the seashore, to test the South Korean military’s detection capabilities. Hyung-Jin Kim, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Jan. 2024 But can seers see Cici selling seashells by the seashore? Discover Magazine, 19 Nov. 2019

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“The seashore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20seashore. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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