lakefront

noun
lake·​front | \ ˈlāk-ˌfrənt How to pronounce lakefront (audio) \

Definition of lakefront

: an area fronting on a lake

Examples of lakefront in a Sentence

We went for a walk down at the lakefront.
Recent Examples on the Web Then, in 1985, North Coast Harbor Inc. was incorporated to oversee development of some of Cleveland’s lakefront, stretching roughly from the Port of Cleveland to East 9th Street. Marc Bona, cleveland, 27 Sep. 2022 Sunday’s weather provided a stunning Lake Michigan sunrise as early cyclists gathered at Dawes Park on Evanston’s lakefront to start the first wave of the rides. Karie Angell Luc, Chicago Tribune, 19 Sep. 2022 Much of the funding also comes from well-off residents of Lake Wawasee, where massive homes and expensive boats are scattered across the lakefront. Eva Tesfaye, Journal Sentinel, 17 Sep. 2022 The big ones got the most attention — Summerfest and the Wisconsin State Fair, the big ethnic gatherings on the lakefront. jsonline.com, 16 Sep. 2022 Chef Michael Genre is the new executive chef of Bartolotta’s New England-style seafood restaurant at the lakefront, Harbor House. Elaine Rewolinski, Journal Sentinel, 12 Sep. 2022 Organizers expect up to two million people to gather at the lakefront to watch the spectacle, which takes place Saturday and Sunday. Kori Rumore, Chicago Tribune, 18 Aug. 2022 In addition, Amtrak is taking part in early discussions with local officials about nascent plans to link downtown to the lakefront via a park-like bridge over the railroad tracks and existing Amtrak station. Susan Glaser, cleveland, 20 Aug. 2021 At the time of her announcement, Smith, whose ward encompasses Lincoln Park and Old Town, became the third North Side lakefront alderman to announce a decision not to run for reelection next year. Chicago Tribune Staff, Chicago Tribune, 30 Aug. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of lakefront

1880, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lakefront was in 1880

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Last Updated

2 Oct 2022

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“Lakefront.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lakefront. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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