- the region of the U.S. bordering on the Atlantic Ocean.
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Pittenweem, a royal burgh and sea-port on the east-coast of Fife.
It was far exceeded at five other east-coast fishing stations.Devonshire
Francis A. Knight
It is almost like the east-coast Dentalium, but is more slender.
Their station is among the rocks between tides, and their habits are quite the same as those of the east-coast species.
In the waters of Oregon and Washington there are a few trophons and other forms similar to the east-coast genera.