sea·​front | \ ˈsē-ˌfrənt How to pronounce seafront (audio) \

Definition of seafront

: the waterfront of a seaside place

Examples of seafront in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This is Mark’s third hotel along Galveston’s famous seafront strip, having previously owned the Holiday Inn Express and the Holiday Inn Sunspree Resort, now a DoubleTree by Hilton. Cheryl Hall, Dallas News, 29 Aug. 2021 One of the Banksy pieces on the Lowestoft seafront has been defaced. Tara Wu, Smithsonian Magazine, 17 Aug. 2021 The seafront community of Surfside has had a robust Orthodox Jewish community for decades. New York Times, 10 Aug. 2021 Description doesn't quite do the seafront stay justice, but suffice to say there is both an outdoor seawater pool and an indoor pool as well as a private beach, spa, and fitness center. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, 4 Aug. 2021 Last year, when fans were first captivated by the story of Netflix's treasure-hunting teenagers on North Carolina's seafront, many in the U.S. had only just begun quarantining due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Natalie Morin,, 3 Aug. 2021 On one side lies Naples, a Gulf Coast city of sand beaches, seafront mansions, and luxury hotels. Richard Mertens, The Christian Science Monitor, 22 July 2021 The vibrant parade and beach party are held on the seafront promenade in the Israeli city, a rare hub of gay culture in the conservative Middle East. Ariel Schalit, Star Tribune, 25 June 2021 The following present ideas are for women who find serenity in the sand and are enthused by seafront-themed possessions. Wendy Altschuler, Forbes, 20 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of seafront

1878, in the meaning defined above

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11 Sep 2021

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“Seafront.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of seafront

: the part of a town, area, etc., that is near the sea


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