bay·​front | \ ˈbā-ˌfrənt How to pronounce bayfront (audio) \
plural bayfronts

Definition of bayfront

: a strip of land alongside a bay The island's gulf beach and bayfront support a variety of shorebirds and hordes of laughing gulls.— Dick and Nina Bushnell, Sunset, November 1994 often used before another nounTwo major bayfront projects are moving forward in Chula Vista, covering nearly the entire developable waterfront for the city.San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 Jan. 2003

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First Known Use of bayfront

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Bayfront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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