- 1 c 1.1 (of sea, lake) orilla (f) we walked along the shore caminamos por la orilla we were swimming close to (the) shore nadábamos cerca de la orilla they have a house by the shore tienen una casa a la orilla del mar/lagoMore example sentences1.2 (coast) costa (f), ribera (f) the ship was a mile off shore el barco estaba a una milla de la costa
- Eight holes are along the shores of Lake Michigan and strong winds could be a major factor in the event.
- Well, it's overcast and windy along the shores of Lake Michigan and Eastern Wisconsin.
- She could hear the soft lapping of the lake water on its shores, and the rustle of the breeze through the leaves of the trees.
- 2 2.1 u (land) to go on shore bajar a tierra (firme) 2.2(shores pl)(country) [literario/literary] tierras (fpl) on these shores en estas tierrasMore example sentences
- Each of the huge rafters had been carved from a single tree, and old tombstones told tales of deaths on distant shores as, indeed, they did in Kochi's St. Francis Church.
- At 26, Wilder arrived on American shores with just $11 in his pocket, and from that moment on, he lived his life in English.
- Plant hunters were bringing exotic new species from distant shores and their finds prompted extreme security measures such as man-traps.
- 3 c (prop) puntal (m)