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coast

noun [C]
 
 
/kəʊst/
the land next to or close to the sea: The oil spill happened just off the Spanish coast.the east/west coast He grew up on the west coast, in California.
coast to coast TRANSPORT from one coast of a country or continent to the opposite coast: We travelled across America coast to coast. mainly US in every part of a country: Our products are sought after from coast to coast for their accuracy and reliability.
Translations of “coast”
in Korean 해안…
in Arabic سَاحِل…
in French cte…
in Turkish sahil, kıyı, deniz kenarı…
in Italian costa…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海岸, 沿海地區…
in Russian побережье…
in Polish wybrzeże…
in Spanish costa, litoral…
in Portuguese costa…
in German die Küste…
in Catalan costa…
in Japanese 海岸…
in Chinese (Simplified) 海岸, 沿海地区…
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