Origin of waterfront
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Examples from the Web for waterfront
Venetians sip their coffee in quiet squares and walk their dogs along the waterfront with nary a tourist in sight.After the Wedding: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice
Barbie Latza Nadeau
September 28, 2014
The vision for the waterfront restaurant (which has yet to name a chef) is boathouse-chic.Celebrities, Take Note: Anguilla Is Back From the Brink
Debra A. Klein
May 6, 2014
After HUAC and Waterfront, he writes of his exhaustion and doubts.Elia Kazan Was a Brilliant, Needy Pen Pal
April 30, 2014
Lennon had got the sailing bug on Long Island where he and Ono had a house on the waterfront.How John Lennon Rediscovered His Music in Bermuda
November 3, 2013
His new novel, The Big Crowd, is set amidst the violence and corruption of the crime-ridden New York waterfront of the 1940s.Mad, Bad, and Dangerous to Live In: Kevin Baker’s New York
September 23, 2013
The waterfront was empty, swept clean of all that I disliked.
On walks along the waterfront he would treat it all like a graveyard.
Walking now down the waterfront I met only a figure here and there.
As I went along the waterfront I felt a confused disappointment.
More barrels, boxes, crates and bags to be piled high up on the waterfront.
- the area of a town or city alongside a body of water, such as a harbour or dockyard
Word Origin and History for waterfront
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Idioms and Phrases with waterfront
see cover the field (waterfront).
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