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

Definition of beachfront

: a strip of land that fronts a beach

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Synonyms for beachfront


beach, sand(s), strand

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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

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The harbor didn’t happen, but the La Jolla Beach and Yacht (now Tennis) Club did, giving the neighborhood an exclusive beachfront clubhouse that still wows visitors. San Diego Union-Tribune, "La Jolla Shores: Tennis, caves and brunch, anyone?," 28 June 2019 The 1902 home is set on Peconic Bay in the enclave of North Haven and offers 300 feet of sandy beachfront, according to Architectural Digest. Mackenzie Schmidt,, "Matt Lauer Will Sell $44 Million Hamptons Beach House Where He Retreated After Today Firing," 21 June 2019 The trail includes a beautiful natural lagoon teaming with wildlife with serene beachfront on the other side. Houston Chronicle, "Get in touch with nature in Galveston," 14 June 2019 On Catalina Island, the resort will boast beachfront, while the Sonoma location will stretch across 140 acres of rolling hills close to Highway 12. Sarah Feldberg,, "Glamping powerhouse Under Canvas to open four California camps," 10 June 2019 The Surf Club opened its doors on New Year’s Eve, 1930, and from the outset, the Mediterranean Revival-style estate on Miami’s beachfront served as a celebratory oasis. Vicky Lowry, ELLE Decor, "Delphine Krakoff Crafts a Magical Beachfront Retreat in Miami," 16 Apr. 2019 While the Outer Banks and its miles of beachfront have attracted wealthy vacationers and owners of second homes, many inland parts of eastern North Carolina have struggled economically as agriculture and other sectors have consolidated. Scott Calvert, WSJ, "Facing Florence, Some North Carolinians Still Recovering From Previous Storms," 12 Sep. 2018 The condo is in Faena House, an 18-story luxury beachfront tower designed by Norman Foster. Kayleigh Roberts, Marie Claire, "Kanye West Bought Kim Kardashian a $14 Million Christmas Gift," 29 Dec. 2018 Ricosetta Mafella, the 44-year-old pilot of Batik Airlines flight 6231, told his first officer who had stopped to take photos of the scenic Palu beachfront to hurry back on the aircraft. Stanley Widianto, The Seattle Times, "Toll climbs in Indonesia as desperate relatives try to reach disaster area," 1 Oct. 2018

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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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English Language Learners Definition of beachfront

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

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