- A strip of land next to the sea, typically with a beach and cliffs.
- The side of a hill or mountain that slopes towards the sea.
Derived from the middle english word 'cost', which comes from the old english word 'cost', meaning 'the side of a hill or mountain'. the original sense of the word referred to the side of a hill or mountain that slopes towards the sea.
- The coast of Maine is known for its rocky cliffs and lighthouses.
- They went for a walk along the coast to enjoy the fresh sea air.
- The east coast of the United States is a popular tourist destination.
- The west coast is known for its mild climate and beautiful scenery.
- They decided to build their house on a cliff overlooking the coast.