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  1. existing or done between seacoasts; involving two or more seacoasts.
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Origin of intercoastal

First recorded in 1925–30; inter- + coastal
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Historical Examples

  • The fourth and fifth intercoastal muscle bundles were then approximated with interrupted sutures of No.

    Warren Commission (6 of 26): Hearings Vol. VI (of 15)

    The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy

Word Origin and History for intercoastal


"within the coasts," 1927, from inter- + coastal.

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