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[bahy-kohs-tl] /baɪˈkoʊs tl/
occurring or existing on two coasts, or on both the east and west coasts of the U.S.:
a bicoastal firm with offices in San Francisco and New York.
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bicoastalism, noun Unabridged
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relating to both the east and west coasts of the US: she had a bicoastal upbringing
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for bicoastal

also bi-coastal, by 1977 in reference to the East and West coasts of the U.S. (or, specifically, New York and Los Angeles); from bi- + coastal.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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  1. Active on both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts: a pair of bicoastal type A males
  2. Bisexual; ac-dc, bi (1980s+)
The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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