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  • adj. of or relating to the western seaboard of the United States.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the western seaboard of the United States from Washington to southern California


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  • When the Sunset 5 played The Royal Tenenbaums, it was the highest-grossing West Coast theatre on that film.

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  • About a month before the Bohlander fight, on December 8, 1998, I fought on a card for something called the West Coast NHB No Holds Barred Championships against a fighter named Jeremy Screeton.

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  • And sure enough, my fears were realized when Angels hurler Joe Saunders opened up their three-game West Coast showdown by holding the Bombers to two runs and seven hits over eight-and-a-third innings.

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  • In 1981 Jack was approached by Ron Elder, who for years had run several Castle & Cooke divisions and was founding a company to export palletized bananas from Ecuador to the West Coast under the Equapak label.

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  • Mr. Winwood Reade has observed that the negroes on the West Coast of Africa, when surprised, clap their hands to their mouths, saying at the same time, "My mouth cleaves to me," i.e. to my hands; and he has heard that this is their usual gesture on such occasions.

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  • The espresso trend's actually been around for several years, mostly on the West Coast and in Seattle, where it started.

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  • No gleam of lights from the swollen megalopoli of West Coast and East Coast.


  • From Garret Anderson and Tim Salmon to Howie Kendrick and Mike Napoli, while passengers on the West Coast Express changed over the years, the train kept steamrolling the Bronx Bombers—especially in the hostile confines of Angels Stadium, where they won sixteen of twenty-one games against the Yankees.

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  • Mr. Washington Matthews says that the North American Indians express astonishment by a groan; and the negroes on the West Coast of Africa, according to Mr. Winwood Reade, protrude their lips, and make a sound like heigh, heigh.

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  • In March 1967, he traveled to the West Coast once more, to Los Angeles and to San Diego, where he reviewed the LM landing radar program at Ryan Aircraft.

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