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Definition of "coast-line" [coast-line]

  • The outline of a shore or coast. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "coast-line" in a sentence
  • "The coast-line is incredibly scenic and sparsely inhabited but didn't find the beach at Playa Azul and the port city of Lazaro Cardenas, attractive."
  • "Again I turned my face to leeward, and again I saw the jutting promontory, black and high and naked, the raging surf that broke about its base and beat its front high up with spouting fountains, the black and forbidden coast-line running toward the south-east and fringed with a tremendous scarf of white."
  • "Do they have a right to a country where they control its borders, military, air space, immigration, and coast-line?"