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 Meanings and Examples of COAST
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coast
 n.  the part of the land near the sea
Classic Sentence: (77 in 6 pages)
1  "I guess this'll be their last coast for a day or two," Ethan said, looking up at the mild sky.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
2  On the coast, life had mellowed--here it was young and lusty and new.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
3  Scarlett never discovered just what business brought him to Atlanta, for few other blockaders found it necessary to come so far away from the coast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  Reared in Charleston, he knew every inlet, creek, shoal and rock of the Carolina coast near that port, and he was equally at home in the waters around Wilmington.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
5  From time immemorial, the coast cities had dominated the South, commercially and otherwise.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  He's gone on through the state to the coast.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
7  Had it not been for us whalemen, that tract of land would this day perhaps have been in as howling condition as the coast of Labrador.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6. The Street.
8  In olden times an eagle swooped down upon the New England coast, and carried off an infant Indian in his talons.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14. Nantucket.
9  Until the whale fishery rounded Cape Horn, no commerce but colonial, scarcely any intercourse but colonial, was carried on between Europe and the long line of the opulent Spanish provinces on the Pacific coast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 24. The Advocate.
10  He was a long, earnest man, and though born on an icy coast, seemed well adapted to endure hot latitudes, his flesh being hard as twice-baked biscuit.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. Knights and Squires.
11  In his youth Daggoo had voluntarily shipped on board of a whaler, lying in a lonely bay on his native coast.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27. Knights and Squires.
12  The ship, however, was by no means a large one: a Russian craft built on the Siberian coast, and purchased by my uncle after bartering away the vessel in which he sailed from home.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
13  I am told, on good authority, that on the Barbary coast, a Commodore Davis of the British navy found the skeleton of a sperm whale.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. The Affidavit.
14  Probably the mother during an important interval was sailing down the Peruvian coast, when earthquakes caused the beach to gape.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 75. The Right Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
15  I boarded her once at midnight somewhere off the Patagonian coast, and drank good flip down in the forecastle.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 101. The Decanter.
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
16  He lives on the east coast.
17  We live roughly halfway between here and the coast.
18  A tidal wave caused by the earthquake hit the coast causing catastrophic damage.
19  The land flattens out near the coast.
20  Much of the coast has been contaminated by nuclear waste.
21  Shallow Pools and Crevices Considerable variation in shore fauna can occur even in the same stretch of coast.
22  The fleet is manoeuvring off the coast.
23  This particular stretch of coast is especially popular with walkers.
24  A plane came winging down towards the coast.
25  At this point, the coast road turns inland for several miles.
26  After a short rest the travelers pushed on towards the coast.
27  The turtles return to the coast to reproduce.
28  He plans to hitch right round the coast of Ireland.
29  The risk of thunder is greatest in those areas furthest from the coast.
30  The hurricane devastated a large section of the coast.