Pronunciation: (shôr, shōr),[key] —n. 1. the land along the edge of a sea, lake, broad river, etc.
2. some particular country: my native shore. 3. land, as opposed to sea or water: a marine serving on shore. 4. Law.the space between the ordinary high-water and low-water mark.
—adj. of, pertaining to, or located on land, esp. land along the edge of a body of water: a marine on shore duty.