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  • noun A beach lying along the sea.

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  • noun A beach lying along the sea.


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sea +‎ beach


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  • Loggerhead and green sea turtles nest on the beaches, where seabeach amaranth plants grow on the foredunes.

    North Carolina National Estuarine Research Reserve

  • Soon these improvements and mechanical inventions will be superseded; these modes of living lost out of memory; these cities rotted, ruined by war, by new inventions, by new seats of trade, or the geologic changes: — all gone, like the shells which sprinkle the seabeach with a white colony to-day, forever renewed to be forever destroyed.

    The Transcendentalist

  • They had evidently been formed in past ages, by the action of some continental stream or seabeach, before the great island of Borneo had risen from the ocean.

    The Malay Archipelago

  • "Sandy islands rose in front of us like a seabeach, and on the right towered a long row of cliffs white and glistening, like the cliffs of Dover."

    A Book of Discovery The History of the World's Exploration, From the Earliest Times to the Finding of the South Pole

  • Remains of thousands of species of animals and plants, as perfectly recognizable as those of existing forms of life which you meet with in museums, or as the shells which you pick up upon the seabeach, have been embedded in the ancient sands, or muds, or limestones, just as they are being embedded now, in sandy, or clayey, or calcareous subaqueous deposits.

    The Making of Arguments

  • But at last they saw a gleam of daylight, then a strip of blue sky, and the mermaid bade them stoop and creep through what seemed a narrow crack in the ground, and both stood on the broad seabeach as the day was breaking and the tide ebbing fast away.

    Granny's Wonderful Chair

  • The halls and rooms of the hotel were built before those days when those who resort to the seabeach were expected to be accommodated within the area of their Saratoga trunks.

    The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 5, May, 1884

  • Many of the roads in that country lay along the seabeach, and some were liable to be flooded by the tides, which rise to a great height and advance with extreme rapidity.

    Chapter I

  • This building adjoined to the Custom-house established at that little seaport, and both were situated so close to the seabeach, that it was necessary to defend the back part with a large and strong rampart or bulwark of huge stones, disposed in a slope towards the surf, which often reached and broke upon them.

    Chapter XLIV

  • Guardian of the seabeach, to thee I send these cakes, and the gifts of

    Select Epigrams from the Greek Anthology


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