Definitions

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

  • n. The region of land extending from the backshore to the beginning of the offshore zone.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The region extending seaward from the shoreline.
  • n. Non-US operations locations near the US, as Mexico or the Caribbean.
  • v. To move operations to locations near the US, as Mexico or the Caribbean.

Etymologies

near +‎ shore (Wiktionary)
By analogy with offshore (Wiktionary)

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