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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR COASTAL

Terns and gannets were amongst the birds of the coastal waters.

Gradually the dark outline of coastal swamp and forest was uncurtained.

Nowhere did the relief of the coastal chain exceed 5,000 feet.

The greater part of the coastal region is occupied by the desert.

A general description of the coastal climate will have many exceptions.

The coastal territory has supplies of coal, of timber, of oil.

This was not the last time these coastal tribes suffered in this way.

Soon the train left the coastal belt and reached a region of bush.

The British casualties during these coastal operations were but slight.

It is remarkable that these coastal motor boats should have escaped.

WORD ORIGIN

1883, from coast (n.) + -al (1). The proper Latin form costal is used only of ribs.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR COASTAL

marine

adjectivesea
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.