shoreline Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “shoreline” in the English Dictionary

"shoreline" in British English

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shorelinenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈʃɔː.laɪn/  us   /ˈʃɔːr-/
the ​edge of a ​sea, ​lake, or ​wideriver: Oil from the ​wreckedtankerpolluted more than 40 ​miles of the Normandy shoreline.
(Definition of shoreline from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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shorelinenoun [C]

 us   /ˈʃɔrˌlɑɪn, ˈʃour-/
the ​edge of the ​sea, a ​lake, or a ​wideriver: Most of the shoreline is ​swamp.
(Definition of shoreline from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shoreline”
in Chinese (Simplified) 海岸线, 湖滨线, 河岸线…
in Chinese (Traditional) 海岸線, 湖濱線, 河岸線…
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