Pronunciation of Coastal
/kˈə͡ʊstə͡l/, /kˈəʊstəl/, /k_ˈəʊ_s_t_əl/
Synonyms for coastal:
bordering the water (adjective)
Sense 2 (noun)
Usage examples for coastal:
- Such operations might take the form of insignificant coastal diversions, or they might rise through all degrees of importance till, as in Wellington's operations in the Peninsula, they became indistinguishable in form from regular continental warfare. - "Some Principles of Maritime Strategy", Julian Stafford Corbett.
- The result of this was to drive the submarines into these coastal waters; here again, however, they had their difficulties with destroyers, subchasers, submarines, and other patrol craft. - "The Victory At Sea", William Sowden Sims Burton J. Hendrick.
- Next they needed a Portuguese trading station, so they bribed pirates to help storm our coastal fortress at Goa, an island citadel with a deep port. - "The Moghul", Thomas Hoover.