seashore :

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  • n  the shore of a sea or ocean

  • Many of the old-fashioned mansions had been torn down, to make room for smaller seashore moderns.
  • Later (often shaped) canvases zero in on specific portions of the anatomy: feet that rise like mountains above the seashore, mouths dragging at enormous cigarettes, huge breast.
  • His favorite relaxation: walking on the Breton seashore.
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  • Vladimir Putin in International Herald Tribune
    On the seashore you can enjoy a fine spring day, but up in the mountains, it's winter,Putin said. "A real snow is guaranteed."
  • Giovanni da Verrazano in Wall Street Journal
    If we wanted to trade with them for some of their things,Verrazano wrote, "they would come to the seashore on some rocks where the breakers were most violent, while we remained on the little boat, and they sent us what they wanted to give...
  • Isaac Newton in Seattle Times
    Newton said, "I do not know what I may appear unto the world, but to myself, I seem to have been only like a boy playing on the seashore, diverting myself in now and then finding a prettier shell, or a smoother pebble than ordinary, whilst the great...

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