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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The branch of a nation's armed forces that is responsible for coastal defense, protection of life and property at sea, and enforcement of customs, immigration, and navigation laws.
  • n. A member of a coast guard.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of coastguard.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The force employed in life-saving stations along the seacoast.
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