Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The land along a coast.

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  • noun coastal land

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  • noun land in a coastal area

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Its passionate volunteers were galvanized by the need to protect some of the island's last unspoiled coastland from being developed for condos, luxury resorts and golf courses.

    Michael Brune: Hit the Dirt

  • Its passionate volunteers were galvanized by the need to protect some of the island's last unspoiled coastland from being developed for condos, luxury resorts and golf courses.

    Michael Brune: Hit the Dirt

  • Dr. Wayburn got the Sierra Club to join forces with Rep. Phillip Burton of San Francisco, mapping out the area that would become the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including Alcatraz, the Presidio and 60 miles of coastland around San Francisco.

    Persuasive Voice for Parkland

  • Dr. Wayburn got the Sierra Club to join forces with Rep. Phillip Burton of San Francisco, mapping out the area that would become the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including Alcatraz, the Presidio and 60 miles of coastland around San Francisco.

    Persuasive Voice for Parkland

  • Occupying acres of some of the most beautiful and expensive coastland in the world, it was apparently designed by the Amish, with the intention of purging it of as much sinful beauty as possible.

    Babylon Nights

  • The first of these establishes the ethno-linguistic composition of local populations and the establishment of the transoceanic economic enterprises along central-east Tanzania's hinter-coastland up to about 500 CE.

    Societies, Religion, and History: Central East Tanzanians and the World They Created, c. 200 BCE to 1800 CE

  • Dr. Wayburn got the Sierra Club to join forces with Rep. Phillip Burton of San Francisco, mapping out the area that would become the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, including Alcatraz, the Presidio and 60 miles of coastland around San Francisco.

    Persuasive Voice for Parkland

  • Again, they want to keep the oil pumping from our coastland, but not theirs.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • Increasing mean sea level could affect a large portion of the Indian population since India has 3,541 miles of coastland -- over three times the coastline of the State of Florida (as this post highlights).

    Jake Schmidt: India Signals They Will Be a Dealmaker in Copenhagen & They Will Take Action

  • That entire stretch of coastland in Southern California gripped with fear.

    CNN Transcript Jun 8, 2009

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