Definition of East coast
1. Noun. The eastern seaboard of the United States (especially the strip between Boston and Washington D.C.).
Generic synonyms: Geographic Area, Geographic Region, Geographical Area, Geographical Region
Definition of East coast
1. Adjective. of or relating to the eastern seaboard of the United States. ¹
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Literary usage of East coast
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"2600, Leeward islands:—San Domingo to Dominica. 525, Gulf of Mexico :—Boca Grande cay to Tortugas cays. 1829, South America, east coast :— Babia Blanca to ..."
2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1885)
"South America, east coast:—Rio de la Plata to Rio Negro. 2411. ... North America, east coast. Coast of Labrador from Cape St. Charles to Sandwich Bay. ..."
3. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1882)
"888, South America, east coast :—Rio Mossoro to San Roque. 376, Newfoundland :—Broyle harbour to ... 2880, North America, east coast :—New Bedford harbour. ..."
4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The rest of the peninsula is roughly speaking a plateau rising abruptly at the western edge and gradually sloping down to the east coast. ..."
5. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1826)
"Mission to the east coast of Sumatra, in 1823, under the Direction of the Government ... In 1822 a survey of the whole of the east coast was made under the ..."
6. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1842)
"NOTES ON THE FISHERS OP THE SCOTCH east coast. ... The east coast is a fresh field, even to the humble pen of the observer, who collects the materials which ..."
7. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"As it follows from these views that the order in question as to the east coast Line and its enforcement should have been enjoined by the court below, ..."