Definition for STRAND

STRAND, n. [Sax. strand; G. D. Dan. and Sw. strand.]

  1. The shore or beach of the sea or ocean, or of a large lake, and perhaps of a navigable river. It is never used of the bank of a small river or pond. The Dutch on the Hudson apply it to a landing place; as, the strand at Kingston.
  2. One of the twists or parts of which a rope is composed. [Russ. struna, a cord or string.] – Mar. Dict.

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