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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Examples of seaside in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun But, that isn’t stopping city officials from bringing the seaside to its residents. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, "This European Town Turned Their Town Square Into a Beach for the Summer," 23 June 2020 In south Brooklyn, Dead Horse Bay has been a destination for those seeking antique treasures amid a melange of seaside refuse. Alex Fox, Smithsonian Magazine, "New York’s ‘Glass Bottle Beach’ Closed After Survey Finds Radioactive Waste," 24 Aug. 2020 Ms Patel’s trip to the seaside was an attempt to placate such critics. The Economist, "Immigration Britain’s migrant invasion that wasn’t," 15 Aug. 2020 British police kept a close watch on gatherings in parks and at the seaside on one of the hottest days of the year. Geir Moulson, The Denver Post, "20,000: U.S. death toll overtakes Italy’s as Midwest braces," 11 Apr. 2020 Paros Paros is Grecian seaside living at its finest. Kendall Cornish, Travel + Leisure, "These Are the 25 Most Romantic Islands in the World, According to Travelers," 8 July 2020 Two representatives of Erigeron that are good garden daisies are the orange daisy (E. aurantiacus) and the seaside, or double-orange daisy (E. glaucus). Washington Post, "Daisies bring a sunny look to the garden," 7 July 2020 In this reality, your office can be at the seaside, and your beach is in the capital. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, "This European Town Turned Their Town Square Into a Beach for the Summer," 23 June 2020 As for what guests can expect with a stay, the hotel is truly a glorious time capsule of 1920s style, with a glamorous seaside feel. Stacey Leasca, Travel + Leisure, "This Hotel on Catalina Island Is Celebrating Its 100th Birthday With $4.98 Rooms," 18 June 2020

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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 23 Sep. 2020.

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