noun Date: 1764 1. a strip of land margining a body of water 2. the part of a seashore between high-water and low-water marks

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  • foreshore — n. the part of the seashore between the high water and and low water marks. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • foreshore — See regalia minora. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • foreshore — beach, strand, *shore, coast, littoral …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • foreshore — ► NOUN ▪ the part of a shore between high and low water marks, or between the water and cultivated or developed land …   English terms dictionary

  • foreshore — [fôr′shôr΄] n. 1. the part of a shore closest to the water 2. the part of a shore between the high water and low water marks …   English World dictionary

  • foreshore — UK [ˈfɔː(r)ˌʃɔː(r)] / US [ˈfɔrˌʃɔr] noun [countable, usually singular] Word forms foreshore : singular foreshore plural foreshores 1) a narrow area of land beside a sea, a lake, or a wide river, between the water and where trees or houses begin… …   English dictionary

  • foreshore — [[t]fɔ͟ː(r)ʃɔː(r)[/t]] foreshores N COUNT: usu sing Beside the sea, a lake, or a wide river, the foreshore is the part of the shore which is between the highest and lowest points reached by the water …   English dictionary

  • foreshore — That portion of a beach extending from the low water (datum) shoreline to the limit of normal high water wave wash …   Military dictionary

  • foreshore — the beach between mean higher high water and mean lower low water …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • foreshore — /fawr shawr , fohr shohr /, n. 1. the ground between the water s edge and cultivated land; land along the edge of a body of water. 2. the part of the shore between the high water mark and low water mark. [1755 65; FORE + SHORE1] * * * …   Universalium

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