sea front

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Origin of sea front

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for seafront

Contemporary Examples of seafront

  • In Benghazi itself, men hang off a seafront wall, clapping and singing boisterously out of tune.

    The Daily Beast logo
    Benghazi: Libya's Liberated City

    Babak Dehghanpisheh

    February 25, 2011

Historical Examples of seafront

  • 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

seafront

noun
  1. a built-up area facing the sea
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