a rhododendron, Rhododendron macrophyllum, of western North America, having large clusters of rose-purple flowers spotted with brown: the state flower of Washington.
[kohst-tuh-kohst] /ˈkoʊst təˈkoʊst/ adjective 1. extending, going, or operating from one coast of the U.S. to the other: a coast-to-coast television network.
[kohst-werd] /ˈkoʊst wərd/ adverb 1. Also, coastwards. toward the : We left the sinking ship in lifeboats and rowed coastward. adjective 2. directed toward the : a coastward migration.
[kohst-weyz] /ˈkoʊstˌweɪz/ adverb, adjective, Archaic. 1. .
[kohst-wahyz] /ˈkoʊstˌwaɪz/ adverb 1. along the : We sailed coastwise for days before finding a harbor. adjective 2. following the .