Origin of seaboard
Related formsin·ter·sea·board, adjective
Examples from the Web for seaboard
In the years before the American Revolution, few colonists on the Atlantic seaboard joined militias or even knew how to use arms.
Tens of thousands line up to pay their respects as Hurricane Danny moves slowly up the Atlantic seaboard and darkens the sky.
Then followed for the less fortunate the long and agonizing march to the seaboard.Our Foreigners|Samuel P. Orth
We had an added week of smoke at the seaboard, where we were obliged awhile for our ship.Following the Equator, Part 1|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
For example there is a man in a city on the Atlantic seaboard for whom I pray daily.Quiet Talks on Prayer|S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
But in the eastern Mediterranean the dark longheads are hard pressed and have kept little save the seaboard from the broadheads.Modern Geography|Marion I. Newbigin
Of all the forms of lime, that supplied by the marls of the seaboard section appears to be the best.The Peanut Plant|B. W. Jones
British Dictionary definitions for seaboard
- land bordering on the sea; the seashore
- (as modifier)seaboard towns