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coastline

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈkəʊst.laɪn/ us    /ˈkoʊst-/
C2 the particular shape of the coast, especially as seen from above, from the sea, or on a map
Translations of “coastline”
in Korean 해안선…
in Arabic سَاحِل…
in Portuguese litoral…
in Catalan litoral…
in Japanese 海岸線…
in Italian costa, linea costiera…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指從空中、海上或地圖上看到的)海岸線…
in Russian береговая линия…
in Turkish sahil şeridi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指从空中、海上或地图上看到的)海岸线…
in Polish linia brzegowa…
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