seacoast

[ see-kohst ]
/ ˈsiˌkoʊst /

noun

the land immediately adjacent to the sea.

Nearby words

  1. seaborne,
  2. seabright bantam syndrome,
  3. seabury,
  4. seabury, samuel,
  5. seacoal,
  6. seacock,
  7. seadog,
  8. seadrome,
  9. seafarer,
  10. seafaring

Origin of seacoast

First recorded in 1300–50, seacoast is from the Middle English word 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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