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Spanish translation of “coast”

coast

noun /kəust/
the side or border of land next to the sea
costa, litoral
The coast was very rocky.
coastal adjective of or near the coast
costero
a coastal town.
coaster noun a vessel that sails along near the coast
barco de cabotaje
We watched a small coaster sailing downstream.
a small mat for putting under a drinking glass etc
posavasos
beer coasters.
coastguard noun a person or group of people, employed to watch the coast for smugglers, ships in distress etc
guardacostas
The three local fishermen on board alerted the coastguard before climbing into their liferaft and abandoning the boat.
coastline noun the land along a coast, especially its shape or appearance, for example when seen from the air
Costa
the rugged coastline of the Tasman Peninsula.
(Definition of coast from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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