Definition of national seashore in English:

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national seashore

Entry from US English dictionary


An expanse of sea coast protected and maintained by the federal government for the study of wildlife and for recreational use by the public.
Example sentences
  • Now that the Navy has been forced by protesters to abandon its bombing exercises in Puerto Rico, it has been considering bombing a national seashore preserve in South Texas.
  • Instead, why not spend the first three nights closer to the Wine Country and the national seashore?
  • There are 20 million annual visitors to our national seashores and even more to our marine sanctuaries.

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Syllabification: na·tion·al sea·shore

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