beach·​front | \ ˈbēch-ˌfrənt How to pronounce beachfront (audio) \

Definition of beachfront

: a strip of land that fronts a beach

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Examples of beachfront in a Sentence

We went for a walk along the beachfront. the town's beachfront extends for more than a mile
Recent Examples on the Web On Friday, world leaders were photographed standing socially distanced on the beachfront at the official opening of the summit. Washington Post, 11 June 2021 Like many other seaside communities, proximity to the ocean is a significant factor in price point—but properties directly on the beachfront are not always more expensive. Spencer Elliott, Forbes, 22 May 2021 The Cancún Project, approved in '69, had every intention of bringing in resorts and luxe hotels to an undeveloped stretch of pristine beachfront. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, 27 May 2021 The formal structure also proudly trumpets the start of the South Boston beachfront., 26 May 2021 Extensively updated and enhanced during their stay, the residence sits on 60 feet of beachfront and features a private courtyard pool—a rare feature in the coastal community. Neal Leitereg, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021 The estate combines two lots for a total of 105 feet of beachfront. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 23 Apr. 2021 The resort features 19 rooms and suites and an impressive 5,000 square foot, four-bedroom beachfront villa. Judy Koutsky, Travel + Leisure, 6 Mar. 2021 These unwanted critters briefly shut popular Fort Lauderdale beachfront icon Casablanca Cafe, Lakeside Anchor Inn in Lantana and Ocean One Bar and Grille in Delray Beach. Phillip Valys,, 26 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of beachfront

1869, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beachfront was in 1869

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15 Jun 2021

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“Beachfront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of beachfront

: an area of land that has a beach on one side

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