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Definition of "foreshore" []

  • The area of a shore that lies between the average high tide mark and the average low tide mark. (noun)
  • The part of a shore between the water and occupied or cultivated land. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "foreshore" in a sentence
  • "Along the foreshore was a series of disconnected posts, every second of which was armed with a Lewis gun."
  • "I've said that the upper part of the dream is vague to me; at the end of the foreshore, that is, where the cottage stands; the church tower I can see plainly enough to the very top."
  • "Therefore in the most fitting spot -- a true no-man's land, in that the foreshore was the property of the Government, though on the "heuchs" above the butt of the separating march dyke, built with masonry and bound and spiked with iron, testified that the Jews of the hills had no dealings with the Samaritans of the valleys."