rock-bound

or rock·bound

[ rok-bound ]
/ ˈrɒkˌbaʊnd /

adjective

hemmed in, enclosed, or covered by rocks; rocky: the rock-bound coast of Maine.

Origin of rock-bound

First recorded in 1830–40
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rock-bound


adjective

hemmed in or encircled by rocksAlso (poetic): rock-girt
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