Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bordering on the sea; situated beside the sea.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bordering or lying on the sea.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The escarpment and the sea-bordering shelf, allowing a double town like

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo

  • Since the sea-bordering portions of America in many places are destitute of human habitations, the constant employment of surfmen is required for the express purpose of looking out for vessels in distress and manning the surf-boats.

    By Water to the Columbian Exposition

  • And there was a haven there for homing ships, and a sunlit city stood upon its marge, and people walked about the streets of it clad in the unimagined merchandise of far sea-bordering lands.

    A Dreamer's Tales

  • The escarpment and the sea-bordering shelf, allowing a double town like Athenæ or Thebæ, a Cidade Alta and a Cidade Baixa, are favourites with the Lusitanians from Lisbon to the China seas, and African São Paulo is reflected in the Brazilian Bahia.

    Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 2

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