Definition of Coastal plain

1. Noun. A plain adjacent to a coast.

Generic synonyms: Dry Land, Earth, Ground, Land, Solid Ground, Terra Firma
Specialized synonyms: Tidewater



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coastal Plain

coast boykinia
coast fox
coast guard
coast guards
coast lily
coast live oak
coast polypody
coast rat
coast redwood
coast rhododendron
coast white cedar
coastal
coastal diving bird
coastal motor boat
coastal motor boats
coastal plain (current term)
coastal rein orchid
coastal squeeze
coastally
coasted
coasteering
coaster
coaster brake
coaster wagon
coasters
coasterware
coastguard
coastguardman
coastguardmen
coastguards

Literary usage of Coastal plain

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin by North Carolina Dept. of Conservation and Development, North Carolina Geological Survey (1883-1905), North Carolina Geological and Economic Survey (1906)
"Briefly summing up some of the principal points developed in the foregoing description of the individual granite areas of the coastal plain region, ..."

2. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"The seaward slope of the coastal plain is continued as the continental shelf beneath the level of the sea to distances varying from 100 to 200 or more miles ..."

3. EcoRegions of Alaska by Alisa L. Gallant (1998)
"The poorly drained, treeless coastal plain rises very gradually from sea level to ... The coastal plain has arctic climatic conditions, with very low mean ..."

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 coastal plain is the youngest, flattest, and largest of the four natural divisions of the state, of which it forms more than one half. ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"Mnp of SC, showing position of Darlington on the coastal plain. nation will maintain its leading position amongst the nations of the world, ..."

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