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coastline

[kohst-lahyn] /ˈkoʊstˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
the outline or contour of a coast; shoreline.
2.
the land and water lying adjacent to a shoreline.
Origin of coastline
1855-1860
1855-60; coast + line1
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coastline

/ˈkəʊstˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
the outline of a coast, esp when seen from the sea, or the land adjacent to it
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Word Origin and History for coastline
n.

1860, from coast (n.) + line (n.).

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