seacoast

seacoast
noun
the shore of a sea or ocean (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑seashore, ↑coast, ↑sea-coast
Derivationally related forms: ↑coastal (for: ↑coast)
Hypernyms: ↑shore
Hyponyms:
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Barbary Coast, ↑Aeolis, ↑Aeolia, ↑Atlantic Coast, ↑Gulf Coast, ↑Pacific Coast
Part Meronyms: ↑foreshore

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ noun
Etymology: Middle English seecost, from see sea + cost coast — more at coast
: the shore or border of the land adjacent to the sea

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/see"kohst'/, n.
the land immediately adjacent to the sea.
[1300-50; ME see cost. See SEA, COAST]

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seaˈcoast noun
The land adjacent to the sea
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Main Entry:sea

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