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bicoastal

Class:

adjective | noun

Etymology:

in reference to the East and West coasts of the United States (or, specifically, ...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

bicoastal

relating to both the east and west coasts of the US (11 of 315 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/bicoastal

American Heritage Dictionary:

bicoastal

Relating to both the east and west coasts of the United States, as: Traveling frequently between coasts as part of a business or living arrangement | ... (25 of 52 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bicoastal

Wiktionary:

bicoastal | bicoastals [plural]

Of, pertaining to, or concentrated on two coasts, often specifically the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of North America. | A person who lives near two coasts. (25 of 52 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/bicoastal

Oxford Dictionary:

bicoastal

Syllabification: (bi·coast·al) | [United States] | living on, taking place in, or involving two coasts, especially the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of ... (20 of 45 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/bicoastal

bicoastal [United States]

living on, taking place in, or involving both the Atlantic and Pacific coasts of the United States (17 of 36 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/bicoastal

Merriam-Webster:

bicoastal

of or relating to or living or working on both the east and west coasts of the United States (19 of 39 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/bicoastal

New World Dictionary:

bicoastal

of or involving both the east and west coasts of the U.S.; specifically, | traveling back and forth from coast to coast, or entailing such travel | ... (25 of 35 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bicoastal

Random House Dictionary:

bicoastal

occurring or existing on two coasts, or on both the east and west coasts of the U.S.. (17 of 33 words, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/bicoastal

Encarta Dictionary:

bicoastal | bicoastals [plural]

traveling between two coasts, occurring on each of two coasts, or extending between two coasts, especially the East and West coasts of North America | ... (24 of 90 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861590335​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

bicoastal

First use: 1979

Origin: in reference to the East and West coasts of the United States (or, specifically, New York and Los Angeles); from "bi-" + "coastal".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=bicoastal

Wiktionary:

bicoastal | bicoastals [plural]

Origin: bi- + coastal

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/bicoastal

bi-

Origin: Latin bis ("twice").

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/bi-

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

bicoastal

Audio: British English pronunciation of "bicoastal"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/bicoastal

Macmillan American Dictionary:

bicoastal [United States]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "bicoastal"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/bicoastal

the Free Dictionary:

bicoastal

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "bicoastal"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "bicoastal"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "bicoastal" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/bicoastal

Google Dictionary:

bicoastal

Audio: English pronunciation of "bicoastal"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

bicoastal

Audio: North American pronunciation of "bicoastal"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=bicoas​01 word=bicoastal

YourDictionary Audio:

bicoastal

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "bicoastal" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/bicoastal

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