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Definition of "seaboard" [sea•board]

  • A seacoast. (noun)
  • Land near the sea. (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 "seaboard" in a sentence
  • "The Moroccan government maintains that the 1,000 kilometer stretch of Saharan seaboard is an integral part of its historical territory and that has been its unchanging policy since Spain let go of Western Sahara in 1975."
  • "The eastern seaboard is mainly flat, featureless, overdeveloped, and devastated."
  • "The Eastern seaboard is never dark – a skein of lights runs along it, always visible."