Definition of 'cove'
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Nearby secluded coves are perfect for snorkelling. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It curves to a line of palm trees which stand guard above sandy beaches and rocky coves. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We spotted scores of deserted coves and bays along the way on the journey home. The Sun (2012)We also went to small coves and magical places. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This is not a coast of quaint coves. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are a number of sandy coves backed by cliffs. Collins Traveller - MallorcaFirst you have to dip into secluded coves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There were five homes here in quite a pleasing little cove on the sheltered side of a narrow cape. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)Has a narrow strip of sandy beach as well as rocky areas with coves of shingle or sand beaches. Collins Traveller - MallorcaWe are just about to drop anchor so those who fancy a dip can splash around in a perfect little cove. The Sun (2013)There is only one road, dropping steeply down a densely wooded valley towards a tiny cove. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Often wild and dramatic, it also offers the cosiness of sheltered coves and fishing harbours. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The coastline is rough and plunging, its tiny coves barely visible from jagged cliff edges. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Take a dip in the 12m infinity pool or walk to a nearby secluded cove. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We did a lot of rock climbing, in and out of the little coves. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He took me to the spot: a tiny cove lashed by the waves. Times, Sunday Times (2015)On our afternoon off, we hired a boat and found a secret cove with a sandy beach. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and is within easy reach of coves and a sandy beach. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Through french doors, views of rolling countryside extended down to the sea and the tiny cove that gives the hotel its name. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I spent the rest of the week holed up in shame in some deserted little cove miles away in the other direction. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A paved 20-minute path loops around the island past a petite beach and rocky coves. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It's full of coves, the sea is calm and there are lots of locals. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The feathered coves and bays of Sydney Harbour make getting around the city particularly picturesque. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Parts of Cornwall's coast and its coves are notorious for such dangerous conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The hotel has its own impressive sports centre and great views of the bay which you can check out from its own secluded, pretty cove. The Sun (2007)
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Translations for 'cove'
British English: cove NOUN
A cove is a part of a coast where the land curves inwards so that the sea is partly enclosed.
The house is situated on a hillside overlooking a secluded cove.
Definition of cove from the Collins English Dictionary
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