lakeshore

noun
lake·​shore | \ ˈlāk-ˌshȯr How to pronounce lakeshore (audio) \

Definition of lakeshore

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the shore of a lake also : lakefront

Lakeshore

geographical name
Lake·​shore | \ ˈlāk-ˌshȯr How to pronounce Lakeshore (audio) \

Definition of Lakeshore (Entry 2 of 2)

town east of Windsor on the southern shore of Lake Saint Clair in southeastern Ontario, Canada population 34,546

Examples of lakeshore in a Sentence

Noun

Follow this path to the lakeshore.

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

As a lakeshore overseen at the federal level, with the same protections as a national park, Sleeping Bear Dunes’ beaches are blissfully free of snack bars, jungle gyms, life guard chairs and other trappings of civilization. Lucinda Hahn, New York Times, "Sahara-Level Sand Dunes, Mediterranean-Blue Water: Welcome to Michigan," 4 Sep. 2019 Their towers crown ocean cliffs, beaches and inland lakeshores. Erin Williams, Twin Cities, "Beacons of possibility: Light stations offer accommodations to travelers across the country," 1 Sep. 2019 Their towers crown ocean cliffs, beaches and inland lakeshores. Erin Williams, chicagotribune.com, "Beacons of possibility: Light stations offer accommodations to travelers across the country," 29 Aug. 2019 Their towers crown ocean cliffs, beaches and inland lakeshores. Erin Williams, Washington Post, "Beacons of possibility: Light stations offer accommodations to travelers across the country," 23 Aug. 2019 The earliest residents of Dover Township purchased lots near the lakeshore between Dover Center Road and the Avon Township line. Carol Kovach, cleveland.com, "Pearl of the Orient bows out of Rocky River restaurant scene: West Shore Chatter," 3 Sep. 2019 The National Weather Service has issued a beach hazard statement and a lakeshore flood advisory for Lake Michigan beaches and shoreline in Lake and Cook counties. Marie Fazio, chicagotribune.com, "Flood advisory, beach hazard warning extended until Sunday evening," 6 July 2019 The pier juts into Lake Michigan at six city blocks long, so pretty much anyone on the pier or along the nearby lakeshore will have unobstructed views. Nina Kokotas Hahn, Condé Nast Traveler, "Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Chicago," 4 July 2019 Bridge Bay Marina offers rental boats, guided fishing charters, and scenic lake cruises, as well as shuttle services to remote campsites along the 141-mile (226.9-m) lakeshore. Dan Westergren, National Geographic, "Yellowstone National Park," 12 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of lakeshore

Noun

1798, in the meaning defined above

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lakeshore

noun

English Language Learners Definition of lakeshore

: the shore of a lake

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