ocean·​front | \ ˈō-shən-ˌfrənt How to pronounce oceanfront (audio) \

Definition of oceanfront

: a shore area on the ocean

Examples of oceanfront in a Sentence

They built a house on the oceanfront.
Recent Examples on the Web But last summer brought daily instances of sharks feeding on bait fish alarmingly close to swimmers, necessitating temporary closings of swimming areas along Long Island’s oceanfront. New York Times, 2 July 2022 As an extension of the luxury Baha Mar resort in Nassau, Baha Bay, the 15-acre beachfront water park, offers family-friendly fun and delicious food in a stunning oceanfront setting. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 16 July 2021 Recognized as the only San Francisco Bay Area oceanfront resort, this property is a timeless, elegant resort that is home to 261 rooms, a relaxing spa, a world class golf course and fine dining. Chelsea Davis, Forbes, 11 July 2022 The next year, Wiley founded Black Rock Senegal, set in a palatial oceanfront venue in Dakar that includes living and working space for himself plus apartments and studios for three residents, who come for one to three months at a time. New York Times, 6 July 2022 Still, the home takes advantage of its sunny beachfront location with massive windows and seamless access to many oceanfront terraces on all levels. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 15 June 2022 Champlain Towers South, a 13-story oceanfront residential building in Miami-Dade County, partially collapsed overnight on June 24, 2021. Laura Romero, ABC News, 10 June 2022 TikTok star Jordyn Jones took in a beautiful oceanfront view all while posing for a topless selfie. Seventeen Editors, Seventeen, 7 June 2022 The interior of the spa, by Ignacio Alonso of Alonso Designs, was inspired by their calming oceanfront surroundings. Elise Taylor, Vogue, 26 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of oceanfront

1858, in the meaning defined above

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26 Jul 2022

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“Oceanfront.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oceanfront. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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