lake·​shore ˈlāk-ˌshȯr How to pronounce lakeshore (audio)
: the shore of a lake
also : lakefront

Examples of lakeshore in a Sentence

Follow this path to the lakeshore.
Recent Examples on the Web Shore Club Most anything hugging the lakeshore to the north and south of Navy Pier will afford prime fireworks views—and fewer crowds. Nicole Schnitzler, Condé Nast Traveler, 3 July 2024 In the predawn darkness last year, Mira arrived at the lakeshore to confront an 800-pound male—relatively junior sized—pacing inside the enclosure. Joshua Hammer, Smithsonian Magazine, 24 June 2024 The first was the industrial lakeshore regions of Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties, where the Democratic prospects were bolstered by labor unions and the strong socialist tradition of the city of Milwaukee. Jonathan J. Kasparek, The Conversation, 4 June 2024 The land is visible both from the highway and the lakeshore road. Alissa Gary, Orlando Sentinel, 14 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for lakeshore 

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Word History

First Known Use

1798, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lakeshore was in 1798

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Cite this Entry

“Lakeshore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

Lake·​shore ˈlāk-ˌshȯr How to pronounce Lakeshore (audio)
town east of Windsor on the southern shore of Lake Saint Clair in southeastern Ontario, Canada population 34,546
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