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[kohst-land] /ˈkoʊstˌlænd/
land along a coast; seacoast.
Origin of coastland
1850-55; coast + land Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The coastland was known to the Greeks and Romans as Phoenicia, "the land of the palm."

    Patriarchal Palestine Archibald Henry Sayce
  • Would he now learn the purpose driving Thorvald on to this coastland?

    Storm Over Warlock Andre Norton
  • Fishermen and their guides may continue to use the coastland for their fishing activities despite the trespass to landowners.

  • On the Atlantic coastland of Patagonia it is often three, four or five days' ride to the nearest farm.

    Through the Heart of Patagonia H. Hesketh Prichard

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