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Definition of "longshore" [long•shore]

  • Occurring, living, or working along a seacoast. (adjective)

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 "longshore" in a sentence
  • "It's a trick they've played on us because we're what they call longshore folk."
  • "Storms create waves that hit beaches at an angle in what is known as a longshore current, or drift."
  • "In the day they were resting 'longshore' fashion, unless, of course, their keen sailor sight saw anywhere -- even on the distant horizon -- a chance of a 'hovel.'"
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