Definition of coastland in English:

coastland

Line breaks: coast|land
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊs(t)lənd
 
, -land/

noun

[mass noun] (also coastlands)
An expanse of land near the sea.
More example sentences
  • For a course at the Helsinki University of Technology, we imagined a day when global warming had caused the polar ice caps to melt and the sea level to rise, submerging coastlands and whole islands.
  • A walker with plenty of stamina and a fair sense of balance can make a memorable week's hike westward along the Sfakiot coastlands by way of the footpaths through these great canyons.
  • During most of its history Libya has been inhabited by Arab and Berber nomads, only the coastlands and oases being settled.

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