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.
- 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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