land along a coast; seacoast.

Origin of coastland

First recorded in 1850–55; coast + land Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Would he now learn the purpose driving Thorvald on to this coastland?

    Storm Over Warlock

    Andre Norton

  • The coastland was known to the Greeks and Romans as Phoenicia, "the land of the palm."

    Patriarchal Palestine

    Archibald Henry Sayce

  • Fishermen and their guides may continue to use the coastland for their fishing activities despite the trespass to landowners.

  • On the Atlantic coastland of Patagonia it is often three, four or five days' ride to the nearest farm.