upcoast

adverb
up·coast | \ˈəp-ˈkōst \

Definition of upcoast 

: up the coast

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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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