from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. relating to the coast; on or near the coast, as a coastal town, a coastal breeze
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a coast.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a coast or shore.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to a coast
- adj. located on or near or bordering on a coast
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Despite excluding a “worst-case” scenario of polar ice sheet loss, researchers report that “nearly 500,000 people and $100 billion worth of property in coastal California are at risk of severe flooding from rising sea levels this century.”
Which means, it has to be acceptable in coastal southern California, year-around, as well as in Florida. mark says:
The climate is similar to that you would find in coastal Southern California or the highlands of Malaysia or Kenya or India.
If that continues to be the case, we can abandon all hope of reversing the process that is melting glaciers and parching farmlands, a process that will eventually make climate refugees out of hundreds of millions of people living in coastal areas.
She studied fiction writing with Jim Shepard and spent her junior fall in coastal Kenya.
If the sea rises, we lose trillions in coastal real estate.
Great Whites - Great Whites are found in coastal waters in every ocean.
Just yesterday an Ohio man was golfing at the Fripp Island Resort, a beach community in coastal South Carolina, when he was attacked by a 10-foot gator.
Lowdown: Two distinct elk herds, with Roosevelt elk in coastal ranges and Yellowstone elk in the Cascades.
We start shopping with what my friend Martha calls "our Holiday Eyes in": applying the same skewed sense of judgement that inspires us to buy harem-pant all-in-one jumpsuits from surf shacks in Spanish coastal towns or jelly sandals from French Carrefours.
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