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noun British English pronunciation: shore /ʃɔː(r)/ 
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singularshore
pluralshores
  1. 1
    [countable] the land that is on the edge of a lake, river, or sea

    Three of the sailors managed to swim to the shore.

    We stayed in a hotel on the shores of Lake Maggiore.

  2. 2

    shores

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

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

    They leave Australian shores on Sunday.

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