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

Examples of seaside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The 2018 race champion was practicing sprint repeats over the final mile of the famous seaside course while scouting his strategy., 15 Aug. 2021 Like many seaside and mountain towns in Japan, Atami is built on steep hillsides, its roads winding through bits of forest and heavy vegetation. Anchorage Daily News, 5 July 2021 That loneliness existed for Hopper everywhere, not just in cities: in small towns, countryside and seaside, even in more desolate areas. Willard Spiegelman, WSJ, 6 Aug. 2021 For the seaside outing, both couples were joined by their respective children — the Dillards are parents to sons Israel David, 6, and Samuel Scott, 3, while Zach and Tori share son Jackson Kyle, 4, and daughter Lilah Ray, 20 months. Gabrielle Chung,, 10 Aug. 2021 Outside their rooms, guests can sit and relax at the hotel's luxury seaside spa, which comes with private beachfront cabanas. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, 9 Aug. 2021 For those seeking a staycation destination, Shaldon ticks many boxes for a great British seaside stay. Tony Hicks, Star Tribune, 31 July 2021 What's not to like about fish and chips and a game of crazy golf by the seaside or enjoying a marshmallow over a campfire at the Latitude music festival in eastern England that is being attended this weekend by some 40,000 people? Pan Pylas, Star Tribune, 24 July 2021 In recent years, badehotels, the cozy seaside lodgings that are a staple of the Danish summer, have fallen out of favor as younger Danes increasingly vacation beyond their country's borders. Mary Holland, Condé Nast Traveler, 23 July 2021

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First Known Use of seaside


13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Seaside.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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