East Coast


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East Coast

A region of the eastern United States along the Atlantic coast, especially the urban corridor from Boston to Washington, DC.

East′ Coast′


n.
the region of the U.S. bordering on the Atlantic Ocean.
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Noun1.East Coast - the eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.)East Coast - the eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.)
eastern United States, East - the region of the United States lying to the north of the Ohio River and to the east of the Mississippi River
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They say that this is only the fag-end of the storm that we are getting here, and that it's been raging for nearly twenty-four hours on the east coast.
He has some houses in remote parts of London, and some houses in certain watering-places on the east coast, which are shown to be advancing in public repute.
Dear royal, glorious little dog, buried at sea off the east coast of Australia!
He managed to keep up on deck as far as the Downs, where, giving his orders in an exhausted voice, he anchored for a few hours to send a wire to his wife and take aboard a North Sea pilot to help him sail the ship up the east coast.
I took my way straight for the east coast of the island, for I was determined to go down the sea side of the spit to avoid all chance of observation from the anchorage.
Skirting along the north coast of Sicily, passing through the group of Aeolian Isles, in sight of Stromboli and Vulcania, both active volcanoes, through the Straits of Messina, with "Scylla" on the one hand and "Charybdis" on the other, along the east coast of Sicily, and in sight of Mount Etna, along the south coast of Italy, the west and south coast of Greece, in sight of ancient Crete, up Athens Gulf, and into the Piraeus, Athens will be reached in two and a half or three days.
On the 20th of July, 1866, the steamer Governor Higginson, of the Calcutta and Burnach Steam Navigation Company, had met this moving mass five miles off the east coast of Australia.
But that it was not the east coast of Africa he was equally positive, for he felt satisfied that the Kincaid had not passed through the Mediterranean, the Suez Canal, and the Red Sea, nor had she had time to round the Cape of Good Hope.
This, however, I found later to be an exaggeration, as the tribes of the west coast and even the Kro-lu of the east coast are far less bloodthirsty than he would have had me believe.
It was Lord Tennington's plan to cruise through the Mediterranean, and the Red Sea to the Indian Ocean, and thus down the East Coast, putting in at every port that was worth the seeing.
On the east coast the natives, as we have seen, have guanaco cloaks, and on the west they possess seal-skins.
There was a small bay on the island's east coast, only a quarter of a mile from camp, in which oysters were found, and one of the Ithaca's boats was brought around to this side of the island for fishing.

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