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sea front

an area, including buildings, along the edge of the sea; waterfront.
Origin of sea front
First recorded in 1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Of course, I only saw the seafront, and it was upon the land side that the attack was made.

  • His walk extended from the hotel door to a seat on the seafront opposite.

    The Divine Fire

    May Sinclair
  • The upper part of the town had grown more calm, but from the seafront came frightful shrieks.

    Naples Past and Present Arthur H. Norway
British Dictionary definitions for seafront


a built-up area facing the sea
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