up·​coast | \ ˈəp-ˈkōst How to pronounce upcoast (audio) \

Definition of upcoast

: up the coast

Examples of upcoast in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is a landscape rolled and moved by the tides, each pebble lifted and dropped, lifted and dropped by the run and ebb, each advance and retreat carried a little farther upcoast. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "Read an excerpt from Luna author Ian McDonald’s heartbreaking new time-travel romance," 31 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of upcoast

1909, in the meaning defined above

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“Upcoast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/upcoast. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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