ASW assets and crews have been diverted to reconnaissance missions in overland and littoral wars.
Oceanic deposits, like the Upper Chalk, are succeeded by beds of littoral and estuarine characters.
Mexican national life has not developed much upon the littoral.
littoral species of the same genera occurred on the north-east coast.
Maize is very prolific throughout the littoral and on the tableland.
It is precisely similar in character to the mistral which prevails in Provence and along the French Mediterranean littoral.
There is one Headman of some importance between them and the littoral.
Motya, situated on a littoral island less than half a mile from the western shore, in Lat.
The cattle were soon landed and eating their fill on the rich tract of littoral between Utwé and Coquille.
No official of the littoral State is allowed to board the vessel without special permission of the commander.
"pertaining to the seashore," 1650s, from Latin littoralis "of or belonging to the seashore," from litus (genitive litoris) "seashore" (cf. Lido), of unknown origin, possibly from PIE root *lei- "to flow." The noun is first recorded 1828, from Italian littorale, originally an adjective, from Latin littoralis.
Relating to the coastal zone between the limits of high and low tides. The littoral zone is subject to a wide range of environmental conditions, including high-energy wave action and intermittent periods of flooding and drying along with the associated fluctuations in exposure to solar radiation and extremes of temperature. Compare sublittoral.