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noun     shore pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    [countable] the land that is on the edge of a lake, river, or ocean

    We stayed in a hotel on the shores of Half Moon Bay.

    Three of the sailors managed to swim to the shore.

  2. 2


    [plural] literary used about a country or area of land that has a border on the ocean

    Her family first came to these shores over 200 years ago.


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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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