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longshore

[ lawng-shawr, -shohr, long- ]
/ ˈlɔŋˌʃɔr, -ˌʃoʊr, ˈlɒŋ- /
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adjective
existing, found, or employed along the shore, especially at or near a seaport: longshore jobs; longshore current.
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Origin of longshore

First recorded in 1815–25; aphetic variant of alongshore
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British Dictionary definitions for longshore

longshore
/ (ˈlɒŋˌʃɔː) /

adjective
situated on, relating to, or along the shore

Word Origin for longshore

C19: shortened form of alongshore
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