[ kohs-tl ]
/ ˈkoʊs tl /


of, relating to, bordering on, or located near a coast: The coastal regions are inundated at high tide.

Origin of coastal

First recorded in 1880–85; coast + -al1

Related forms

coast·al·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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