sea-coast


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Noun1.sea-coast - the shore of a sea or oceansea-coast - the shore of a sea or ocean    
litoral, littoral, littoral zone, sands - the region of the shore of a lake or sea or ocean
foreshore - the part of the seashore between the highwater mark and the low-water mark
landfall - the seacoast first sighted on a voyage (or flight over water)
seaboard, seaside - the shore of a sea or ocean regarded as a resort
shore - the land along the edge of a body of water
tideland - land near the sea that is overflowed by the tide
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4000 feet in height, in the latitude of Cumberland, with every valley filled with streams of ice descending to the sea-coast.
The effect of different modes of life upon the human frame and human character is strikingly instanced in the contrast between the hunting Indians of the prairies, and the piscatory Indians of the sea-coast.
I should say that those New England rocks on the sea-coast, which Agassiz imagines to bear the marks of violent scraping contact with vast floating icebergs --I should say, that those rocks must not a little resemble the Sperm Whale in this particular.
Gas, my boy; the ascending force of the balloon is evidently growing weaker, and we shall need all our management to make it carry us to the sea-coast.
While enjoying a month of fine weather at the sea-coast, I was thrown into the company of a most fascinating creature: a real goddess in my eyes, as long as she took no notice of me.
Hundreds of natives left in their track were sawing down palm-trees, cutting away the bush, digging and making ready everywhere for that straight, wide thoroughfare which was to lead from Bekwando village to the sea-coast.
As soon as I had explained it to him he drew a line with his finger, showing a sea-coast far to the west and south of Sari, and a great circle which he said marked the extent of the Land of Awful Shadow in which lay Thuria.