Definition of coastline in English:


Line breaks: coast|line
Pronunciation: /ˈkəʊs(t)lʌɪn


[mass noun]
  • The land along a coast: the hotel has wonderful views of the rugged coastline
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    • It has put up clear warnings about the dangers of the sea at regular intervals along this stretch of coastline.
    • It is claimed that on a really fine day it is possible to see as far away as Galway Bay up along the local coastline.
    • It would be a huge boost to the already booming tourist industry along the county coastline.

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