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[kohst-lahyn] /ˈkoʊstˌlaɪn/

the outline or contour of a ; shoreline.
the land and water lying adjacent to a shoreline.
the outline of a coast, esp when seen from the sea, or the land adjacent to it

1860, from coast (n.) + line (n.).


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