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seaboard

[ see-bawrd, -bohrd ]
/ ˈsiˌbɔrd, -ˌboʊrd /
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noun

the line where land and sea meet.
a region bordering a seacoast: the Eastern seaboard.

adjective

bordering on or adjoining the sea.

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Origin of seaboard

1350–1400 for earlier sense “porthole cover”; 1480–90 in phrases at, on, to seaboard on the seaward side; 1815–25 for def. 1; Middle English seebord.See sea, starboard

OTHER WORDS FROM seaboard

in·ter·sea·board, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for seaboard

seaboard
/ (ˈsiːˌbɔːd) /

noun

  1. land bordering on the sea; the seashore
  2. (as modifier)seaboard towns
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