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sea front

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noun
  1. an area, including buildings, along the edge of the sea; waterfront.
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Origin of sea front

First recorded in 1875–80
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Related Words

shore, coast, waterfront, bank, strand, shingle, seaside, oceanfront, seaboard, littoral, seafront, ledge, embankment, levee, edge, reef, beach, cliff, lakeshore, cay

Examples from the Web for seafront

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Historical Examples

  • 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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