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seacoast

[ see-kohst ]
/ ˈsiˌkoʊst /
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noun

the land immediately adjacent to the sea.

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Origin of seacoast

First recorded in 1300–50, seacoast is from Middle English see cost. See sea, coast
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British Dictionary definitions for seacoast

seacoast
/ (ˈsiːˌkəʊst) /

noun

land bordering on the sea; a coast
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