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shoreline

[shawr-lahyn, shohr-] /ˈʃɔrˌlaɪn, ˈʃoʊr-/
noun
1.
the line where shore and water meet.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; shore1 + line1
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British Dictionary definitions for shore line

shoreline

/ˈʃɔːˌlaɪn/
noun
1.
the edge of a body of water
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Word Origin and History for shore line

shoreline

n.

also shore-line, 1852 in the geographical sense, from shore (n.) + line (n.).

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