frontage

noun front·age \ ˈfrən-tij \
|Updated on: 19 Aug 2018

Definition of frontage

1 a : a piece of land that lies adjacent (as to a street or the ocean)
b : the land between the front of a building and the street
c : the length of a frontage
2 : the act or fact of facing a given way
3 : the front side of a building

Examples of frontage in a Sentence

  1. We have 200 feet of frontage on Main Street.

  2. the vineyard's southern frontage results in earlier-than-usual ripening of the grapes

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First Known Use of frontage

1622

in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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frontage Synonyms

Related Words

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FRONTAGE Defined for English Language Learners

frontage

Definition of frontage for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a building or of the land that a building is on that runs along a river, road, etc.


Law Dictionary

frontage

noun front·age \ ˈfrən-tij \

legal Definition of frontage

1 : a piece of land that lies adjacent (as to a street or the ocean)
2 : the land between the front of a building and the street
3 : the length of a frontage


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