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beachfront

[beech-fruhnt]
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noun
  1. land fronting on a beach.
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adjective
  1. located on or adjacent to a beach: beachfront property.
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Origin of beachfront

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; beach + front
Also called shorefront.
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Word Origin and History for beachfront

adj.

also beach-front, 1903, American English, from beach (n.) + front (n.). The beach front was a standard way in late 19c. to express "the seashore of a town" such as Atlantic City.

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