Definition of 'coastal'
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That is despite an entire coastal town being destroyed by an impressive stampede. The Sun (2016)Residents said that the army launched rockets against pockets of insurgents in the coastal city. Times, Sunday Times (2011)They were already poorer by far than their neighbours in the coastal areas. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Rain in the north and eastern coastal areas. The Sun (2012)The hotel is in peaceful gardens and just a short drive from the coastal path. The Sun (2011)Rain in east and in western coastal areas. The Sun (2012)Follow the signposted coastal path until you see to your right a headland with a building. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Coastal areas also have many varieties of smoked fish and fish pies. Cheap Eats Guide to Europe 1994 (1993)It was winter and with the coastal resorts closed until the following season there were no jobs going anywhere. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Some coastal resorts are hiring falcons to scare away gulls that swoop on people enjoying an ice cream or chips. The Sun (2015)Where is the small coastal town? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The pretty coastal villages are complemented by a mountainous interior in the north and green rolling hills and woodland in the south. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Their answer to mob mentality in a bleak Suffolk coastal village? Times, Sunday Times (2006)About 2,000 people live in the coastal village. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The attack occurred about 10 miles north of the coastal resort. Times, Sunday Times (2011)If coastal paths are eroded, new ones will be built to maintain the access corridor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Buying in a smaller city or coastal town gives them a more balanced lifestyle without the cold turkey of going without any urban facilities. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'coastal'
British English: coastal ADJECTIVE
Coastal is used to refer to things that are in the sea or on the land near a coast.
Local radio stations serving coastal areas often broadcast forecasts for yachtsmen.
Definition of coastal from the Collins English Dictionary
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