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The Great Lakes/North Coast region.

The section of the Midwest and NE thats within roughly 60 miles of the Great Lakes.

Includes: Michigan, North Ohio, NW Indiana, NE Illinois, East Wisconsin, NW Pennsylvania, and West New York. Chicago/Gary, Cleveland/Akron/Youngstown, Detroit, Buffalo, Milwaukee, Toledo, Erie, etc.
Chicago is located in the Third Coast
by thirdcoasteye May 21, 2010
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Chicago, IL (aka the best city in the world because we have beaucoup freshwater.)
"Coast to coast, LA to Chicago." -Sade
"NYC = East Coast, LA = West Coast, Chi = Third Coast"
by HOOLY April 22, 2006
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Chicago

"Third coast" likely refers to the idea that the US population tends to be higher on the east and west costs, and that Chicago, lying on the shores of Lake Michigan, is the third largest city in the U.S.
The Third Coast Press is Chicago's Progressive News Source.

Nestled in the heart of Chicago's Gold Coast at the corner of Dearborn & Goethe is the Third Coast Cafe.

The Third Coast International Audio Festival was created by Chicago Public Radio.

Reason to boast on the 'Third Coast' by Michael Burnham - 3.29.06: The Windy City is home to the nation’s first skyscraper to achieve a Gold Core & Shell rating from the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) program.
by Geraldine April 22, 2006
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Gulf coast, began in the days of rap with the whole east coast (first), west coast (second) rivalry.
I'm third coast born!
by 420island April 24, 2006
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Gulf coast of Texas and Louisiana. Refers to a genre of music including Austin-based alt-country, folk, and zydego.
The third coast radio program plays artists like Robert Earl Keene, and Buckwheat Zydego.
by NikkLou April 22, 2006
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1third coast
2dirty third
3a term for texas
block bleedin in tha dirty third
by hustle town February 28, 2005
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This term was used by Nashville music insiders 30 years ago to refer to Nashville and the country music business. There was even a bar called "The Third Coast."
Some west coast people are popping down to the third coast to do lunch.
by Janelight April 22, 2006
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