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 Take a scenic walk through the park, perhaps pausing at one of many lakefront benches or stroll along the boardwalk that crosses over a small marsh. Patrick Connolly,, 30 July 2021 Outside the gates, the topic remained masks and COVID-19, and the question if the return of the massive, outdoor, four-day music festival to Chicago’s lakefront would be a dangerous superspreader. Chicago Tribune Staff,, 30 July 2021 Seventy-five years ago — and more than 20 years before the first Summerfest — Milwaukee threw its biggest, and longest, summertime party on the city's lakefront. Chris Foran, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 13 July 2021 Renovations include a new lakefront complex with dining and retail, a splash park and lazy river, and spaces catering to teenagers and children., 9 July 2021 In Cleveland, the Haslams - in collaboration with the city - are behind an ambitious lakefront plan near FirstEnergy Stadium. Marc Bona, cleveland, 28 June 2021 Austin: After a hiatus caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Eric Munscher of Houston returned to the Austin lakefront restaurant County Line over the weekend – not for its barbecue but for its turtles. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 7 June 2021 The market along the lakefront also will allow two-way foot traffic this year, and shoppers will again be encouraged to bring their reusable cloth bags for purchases. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 27 Apr. 2021 The draft will run April 29-May 1 along the lakefront. Cameron Fields, cleveland, 21 Apr. 2021

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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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3 Aug 2021

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“Lakefront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of lakefront

chiefly US : the land beside a lake


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