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Pronunciation: (bēch), [key]
1. an expanse of sand or pebbles along a shore.
2. the part of the shore of an ocean, sea, large river, lake, etc., washed by the tide or waves.
3. the area adjacent to a seashore: We're vacationing at the beach.

1. Naut.to haul or run onto a beach: We beached the ship to save it.
2. to make inoperative or unemployed.


Pronunciation: (bēch), [key]
1. Moses Yale, 1800–68, U.S. newspaper publisher.
2. Rex El•ling•wood Pronunciation: (el'ing-wood"), [key] 1877–1949, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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