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seaside

[see-sahyd] /ˈsiˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
the land along the sea; seacoast.
adjective
2.
situated on or pertaining to the seaside.
Origin of seaside
1175-1225
First recorded in 1175-1225, seaside is from the Middle English word seeside. See sea, side1

Seaside

[see-sahyd] /ˈsiˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
a city in W California, on Monterey Bay.
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Examples from the Web for seaside
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  • A year later, Harriett, run down, was ordered to the seaside.

  • That is a privilege reserved for the heroines of the seaside Library.

    The Hunted Outlaw Anonymous
  • I'd arranged to go to the seaside this summer, but I've a chance of going up to the hills, too.

    The Great Hunger Johan Bojer
  • He was now weary of the city, and hastened lightly to the seaside.

    Funny Big Socks Sarah L. Barrow
  • First of all I must tell you I was lunching in that restaurant at the seaside.

    The Wisdom of Father Brown G. K. Chesterton
British Dictionary definitions for seaside

seaside

/ˈsiːˌsaɪd/
noun
1.
  1. any area bordering on the sea, esp one regarded as a resort
  2. (as modifier): a seaside hotel
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Word Origin and History for seaside
n.

also sea-side, c.1200, from sea + side (n.). As an adjective from 1781. Old English had sæhealf.

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