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East Coast

the region of the U.S. bordering on the Atlantic Ocean. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • On the East Coast, too, the morality of married people seems to leave a good deal to be desired, according to our ideas.

    Eskimo Life Fridtjof Nansen
  • I believe I am the only white man on the East Coast that is a settled resident.

    Almayer's Folly Joseph Conrad
  • These will be described among the fishes of the East Coast and Florida in subsequent pages.

    Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others James Alexander Henshall
  • Look at my geese—the only geese on the East Coast—perhaps on the whole island.

    Almayer's Folly Joseph Conrad
  • On the East Coast more storms came to harass the unfortunate men.

    Terre Napoleon Ernest Scott

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