the land immediately adjacent to the sea.

Origin of seacoast

First recorded in 1300–50, seacoast is from the Middle English word see cost. See sea, coast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for seacoast

Contemporary Examples of seacoast

  • The rocky northern shore of Lake Superior north of Duluth, Minnesota—it looks like the Maine seacoast.

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Historical Examples of seacoast

British Dictionary definitions for seacoast



land bordering on the sea; a coast
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