Definition of coastline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkōstˌlīn/


The outline of a coast, especially with regard to its shape and appearance: the hotel has wonderful views of the rugged coastline
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  • It has put up clear warnings about the dangers of the sea at regular intervals along this stretch of coastline.
  • It is claimed that on a really fine day it is possible to see as far away as Galway Bay up along the local coastline.
  • It would be a huge boost to the already booming tourist industry along the county coastline.

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Syllabification: coast·line

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