Quick answer
"Coastline" is a noun which is often translated as "la costa", and "boundary" is a noun which is often translated as "el límite". Learn more about the difference between "coastline" and "boundary" below.
coastline(
kost
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layn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la costa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Arnau and Anna sailed along the coastline until they reached Cap de Creus.Arnau y Anna navegaron a lo largo de la costa hasta alcanzar el cabo de Creus.
b. el litoral
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The islands and coastline of Maine are marked by prehistoric glacial activity.Las islas y el litoral de Maine tienen evidencias de actividad glacial prehistórica.
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boundary(
baun
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dri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (limit)
a. el límite
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Her new book challenges the boundaries of traditional thought.Su nuevo libro desafía los límites del pensamiento tradicional.
b. la frontera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Columbia River forms the boundary between Oregon and Washington.El río Columbia constituye la frontera entre Oregón y Washington.
c. el linde
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
They marked the boundaries of the property with painted rocks.Marcaron los lindes de la finca con rocas pintadas.
2. (sports)
a. la banda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The batsman scored six runs when he hit the ball over the boundary.El bateador anotó seis carreras cuando mandó la pelota sobre la banda.
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