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 Positively Pewaukee plans to start the concert series June 24 at the Pewaukee Lake beachfront, but a final decision has yet to be made. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "From concerts to festivals, here are 71 events still scheduled for Milwaukee's suburbs this summer," 17 June 2020 Beachtown offers a selection of homes and homesites, both beachfront and lagoon facing. Houston Chronicle, "Buyers can live in the beauty, serenity found in Beachtown," 6 June 2020 The county’s 180,000 residents, divided between working-class inland communities, a ritzy beachfront, and Tyndall Air Force Base, were hit the hardest: 16 deaths, 22,000 left homeless, and $25 billion in property damage. Tim Mcdonnell, Quartz, "Coronavirus has upended Florida’s long, slow recovery from 2018’s brutal hurricane season," 4 June 2020 Set back from the beachfront, Brighton’s high-rise apartment buildings stretched up into the darkness. The New Yorker, "at the epicenter of the pandemic.," 27 Apr. 2020 The three-bedroom main house, plus two guest houses, increased his holdings there to more than three acres with at least 140 feet of beachfront. Los Angeles Times, "Hot Property newsletter: Money keeps swirling in realty circles," 9 May 2020 The property, which is near the Mid Ocean golf club where Mr. Bloomberg is known to play golf, has its own private beachfront. Katherine Clarke, WSJ, "Primary Homes: Where Five Democratic Frontrunners Head After the Campaign Trail," 6 Feb. 2020 Popular with everyone from families, to seniors, and couples, the town’s wide stretch of beachfront, which has 17 points of entry, never feels like a zoo, and maybe best of all, street parking is free. Betsy Blumenthal, Condé Nast Traveler, "15 Best Beaches in New Jersey for When You Need to Escape the City," 10 Mar. 2020 In total, the island boasts 1,500 feet of accessible beachfront; over 50 cabana and villa options, close to a dozen dining and beverage options and a variety of shore activities, including a new, 3,000-foot zipline. Erica Lamberg, USA TODAY, "Cruise lines are enhancing their private island amenities and their passengers are winning," 30 Jan. 2020

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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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26 Jun 2020

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“Beachfront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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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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