coastline

[ kohst-lahyn ]
/ ˈkoʊstˌlaɪn /

noun

the outline or contour of a coast; shoreline.
the land and water lying adjacent to a shoreline.

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Origin of coastline

First recorded in 1855–60; coast + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for coastline

coastline
/ (ˈkəʊstˌlaɪn) /

noun

the outline of a coast, esp when seen from the sea, or the land adjacent to it
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