Meaning of “shoreline” in the English Dictionary

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"shoreline" in British English

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shorelinenoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈʃɔː.laɪn/ us /ˈʃɔːr.laɪn/

the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river:

Oil from the wrecked tanker polluted more than 40 miles of the Normandy shoreline.

(Definition of “shoreline” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"shoreline" in American English

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shorelinenoun [ C ]

us /ˈʃɔrˌlɑɪn, ˈʃour-/

the edge of the sea, a lake, or a wide river:

Most of the shoreline is swamp.

(Definition of “shoreline” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)