seaboard

[see-bawrd, -bohrd]
noun
1.
the line where land and sea meet.
2.
a region bordering a seacoast: the Eastern seaboard.
adjective
3.
bordering on or adjoining the sea.

Origin:
1350–1400 for earlier sense “porthole cover”; 1480–90 in phrases at, on, to seaboard on the seaward side; 1815–25 for def 1; Middle English seebord. See sea, starboard

interseaboard, adjective
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seaboard (ˈsiːˌbɔːd)
 
n
a.  land bordering on the sea; the seashore
 b.  (as modifier): seaboard towns

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Example sentences
The western seaboard is desert, where rain seldom falls.
Seaboard cities frantically demanded that adequate protection should be sent to them.
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