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shore

noun [C/U]  /ʃɔr, ʃoʊr/ us  
the land along the edge of the sea, a lake, or a wide river: [U] We rode into the city along the shore of Lake Washington. [pl] Although it happened far from our shores (= this country), the disaster has affected many Americans.
Translations of “shore”
in Korean 해안…
in Arabic شاطىء…
in French rivage…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Italian riva…
in Chinese (Traditional) (海、湖或大河的)濱,岸…
in Russian берег…
in Polish brzeg, wybrzeże…
in Spanish costa, playa…
in Portuguese orla…
in German das Ufer…
in Catalan vora, riba…
in Japanese 岸, 海岸, 湖畔…
in Chinese (Simplified) (海、湖或大河的)滨,岸…
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