sea·​side | \ ˈsē-ˌsīd How to pronounce seaside (audio) \

Definition of seaside

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the district or land bordering the sea : country adjacent to the sea : seashore


geographical name
Sea·​side | \ ˈsē-ˌsīd How to pronounce Seaside (audio) \

Definition of Seaside (Entry 2 of 2)

city on Monterey Bay in western California population 33,025

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seaside adjective

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The class is part of a series held in Eataly’s summer restaurant inspired by the Italian seaside, Bar SABBIA. Darcel Rockett,, "8 Chicago-area classes for adults to take when the kids go back to school, from cooking to filmmaking," 21 Aug. 2019 The pastel-heavy collection features tie-dye, graffiti motifs, and winged hearts, evoking souvenirs sold on seaside boardwalks. Kate Dwyer, Fortune, "Taylor Swift and Stella McCartney Release ‘Lover’ Fashion Collection," 20 Aug. 2019 The Cambridge children enjoyed an eventful day out by the seaside today as their parents went head to head in a sailing race on the Isle of Wight. Victoria Murphy, Town & Country, "Prince George, Princess Charlotte, and Prince Louis Had an Eventful Day at the King's Cup Sailing Race," 8 Aug. 2019 There were also four willow flycatchers, two common ravens, a field sparrow, a seaside sparrow, and two orchard orioles., "Bird sightings," 22 July 2019 Castle Hill Inn, Newport, Rhode Island The first Rhode Island hotel to be invited to join the prestigious Relais & Chateaux hotel group, in 2008, Castle Hill Inn is a luxurious seaside escape steeped in rich New England history. Ariel Okin, Vogue, "8 Romantic Winter Weekend Getaways From New York City," 29 Dec. 2018 The Parisian house staged a French seaside takeover on Shelter Island in the Hamptons this past weekend to fete its popular J12 watch. Tyler Joe, Harper's BAZAAR, "Phoebe Tonkin on Social Media and the Best Time of Her Life," 25 July 2019 Del Mar managed to navigate all those feelings and fears without that dark cloud dropping acid rain onto its iconic seaside location. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: Del Mar’s opening day brings heated debate, safe racing," 18 July 2019 Pebble Beach’s spectacular seaside setting provided the stage for one of the sport’s most indelible performances: Woods’s 15-stroke victory in the 2000 U.S. Open. Karen Crouse, New York Times, "Brooks Koepka, Seeking a 3rd Straight U.S. Open Title, Could Be the Star Golf Needs," 13 June 2019

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First Known Use of seaside


13th century, in the meaning defined above

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