[ fruhn-tij ]
/ ˈfrʌn tɪdʒ /


the front of a building or lot.
the lineal extent of this front: a frontage of 200 feet.
the direction it faces: The house has an ocean frontage.
land abutting on a river, street, etc.: He was willing to pay the higher cost of a lake frontage.
the land between a building and the street, a body of water, etc.: He complained that the new sidewalk would decrease his frontage.

Origin of frontage

First recorded in 1615–25; front + -age Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for frontage

/ (ˈfrʌntɪdʒ) /


the façade of a building or the front of a plot of ground
the extent of the front of a shop, plot of land, etc, esp along a street, river, etc
the direction in which a building facesa frontage on the river
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