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beach British & World English

A pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the sea between high- and low-water marks

beach English Thesaurus

a fabulous sandy beach

beach bum British & World English

A person who spends time idly on or around a beach

beach hut British & World English

A simple single-storey structure on or next to a beach, especially one used for privacy or shelter while visiting the beach during the day

beach ball British & World English

A large inflatable ball used for playing games on the beach

Beach Boys British & World English

A US pop group known for their vocal harmonies and for songs like ‘Surfin’ USA' (1963) and the album Pet Sounds (1966)

beach buggy British & World English

A low wide-wheeled motor vehicle for recreational driving on sand

beach flea British & World English

A small crustacean of the seashore that typically lives among seaweed and leaps when disturbed

beach grass British & World English

Marram grass, or any related grass of the genus Ammophila

beach plum British & World English

A maritime shrub related to the plum, found on the east coast of North America

Long Beach British & World English

A port and resort in California, situated on the south side of the Los Angeles conurbation; population 463,789 (est. 2008)

Miami Beach British & World English

A city in southeastern Florida, on the Atlantic Ocean, across Biscayne Bay from Miami; population 84,633 (est. 2008)

Omaha Beach British & World English

The name used during the D-Day landing in June 1944 for one part of the Norman coast where US troops landed. It is at the mouth of the Vire River, at the village of Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, northwest of Bayeux

Palm Beach British & World English

A resort town in SE Florida, situated on an island just off the coast; population 9,535 (est. 2008)

Seal Beach British & World English

A city in southwestern California, southeast of Long Beach; population 24,127 (est. 2008)

storm beach British & World English

An expanse of sand or gravel thrown up on the coast by storms

Utah Beach British & World English

A name given to the westernmost of the beaches, north of Carentan in Normandy, where US troops landed on D-day in June 1944

beach resort British & World English

A seaside holiday resort with a beach

Boynton Beach British & World English

A resort city in southeastern Florida; population 68,291 (est. 2008)

Chesil Beach British & World English

A shingle beach in southern England, off the Dorset coast. It is over 25 km (17 miles) long and encloses a tidal lagoon

Daytona Beach British & World English

A resort city in northeastern Florida, on the Atlantic coast; population 64,211 (est. 2008)

Delray Beach British & World English

A resort city in southeastern Florida, north of Fort Lauderdale; population 64,092 (est. 2008)

Myrtle Beach British & World English

A resort city in northeastern South Carolina, the hub of the part of the Atlantic coast that is called the Grand Strand; population 30,596 (est. 2008)

Newport Beach British & World English

A resort, residential, and industrial city in southwestern California, southeast of Los Angeles; population 79,661 (est. 2008)

Ormond Beach British & World English

A resort city in northeastern Florida, north of Daytona Beach; population 37,984 (est. 2008)

Pebble Beach British & World English

A resort on the Monterey Peninsula in west central California, site of a famous golf course

Pompano Beach British & World English

A resort city in southeastern Florida, north of Fort Lauderdale, on the Atlantic Ocean; population 101,943 (est. 2008)

raised beach British & World English

A former beach now lying above water level owing to geological changes since its formation

Redondo Beach British & World English

A city in southwestern California, on Santa Monica Bay, south of Los Angeles; population 66,882 (est. 2008)

Riviera Beach British & World English

A resort and industrial city in southeastern Florida, north of West Palm Beach; population 36,430 (est. 2008)

Chesil Beach New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

shingle beach off the Dorset coast

Brighton Beach British & World English

A section of southern Brooklyn in New York City, east of Coney Island, noted for its Jewish community, and now home to a large Russian immigrant population

Deerfield Beach British & World English

A resort city in southeastern Florida, north of Fort Lauderdale; population 74,584 (est. 2008)

Virginia Beach British & World English

A city and resort on the Atlantic coast of SE Virginia; population 433,746 (est. 2008)

beach volleyball British & World English

A form of volleyball played on sand by teams of two players

Copacabana Beach British & World English

A resort on the Atlantic coast of Brazil near Rio de Janeiro

Huntington Beach British & World English

A city on the Pacific coast, to the south of Long Beach, in southern California; population 192,620 (est. 2008). It is noted as a surfing locality

Copacabana Beach New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

resort in Brazil near Rio de Janeiro

West Palm Beach British & World English

A resort city in southeastern Florida; population 98,779 (est. 2008)

not the only pebble on the beach British & World English

(Especially of a former lover) not unique or irreplaceable

beachcomber British & World English

A vagrant who makes a living by searching beaches for articles of value and selling them

beachfront British & World English

Another term for seafront.

beachhead British & World English

A defended position on a beach taken from the enemy by landing forces, from which an attack can be launched

beachside British & World English

The area adjacent to a beach

Bislama British & World English

An English-based pidgin language used as the national language of Vanuatu, where it shares official status with English and French

Beach-la-mar in Bislama British & World English

An English-based pidgin language used as the national language of Vanuatu, where it shares official status with English and French

Bislama New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

pidgin language used in Vanuatu


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