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alongshore

[ uh-lawng-shawr, -shohr, uh-long- ]
/ əˈlɔŋˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, əˈlɒŋ- /
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adverb, adjective
by or along the shore or coast.
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Origin of alongshore

First recorded in 1770–80; along + shore1
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British Dictionary definitions for alongshore

alongshore
/ (əˌlɒŋˈʃɔː) /

adverb, adjective
(postpositive) close to, by, or along a shore
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