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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From along +‎ shore.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

alongshore (not comparable)

  1. At or along a shore or coast. [from 17th c.]

AdjectiveEdit

alongshore (not comparable)

  1. At or along a shore or coast. [from 18th c.]
    • 1926, F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby, Penguin 2000, p. 60:
      On Sunday morning while church bells rang in the villages alongshore, the word and its mistress returned to Gatsby's house and twinkled hilariously on his lawn.

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