Longshore



[lawng-shawr, -shohr, long-] /ˈlɔŋˌʃɔr, -ˌʃoʊr, ˈlɒŋ-/

adjective
1.
existing, found, or employed along the shore, especially at or near a seaport:
longshore jobs; longshore current.
/ˈlɒŋˌʃɔː/
adjective
1.
situated on, relating to, or along the shore

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