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


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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 Initial storylines include a Santeria tale from Florida, Brosnahan getting spooked in Michigan, and a creepy seaside Minnesota tale starring Butterfield. Ariana Romero,, "Netflix Has A Huge New Competitor. Here’s Every Star-Studded Quibi Show You Need To Know," 6 Apr. 2020 As children, the siblings went fishing by the seaside during summer and roasted garlic cloves amongst the fallen leaves in their yard in autumn. Emiko Jozuka, CNN, "This Japanese man spent almost five decades on death row. He could go back," 21 Mar. 2020 Before industrialization, a seaside fishing village or hillside paddy-field farm might have sustained a simple, deliberate life of basic subsistence and straightforward agricultural trade, much like the life the player leads in Animal Crossing. Ian Bogost, The Atlantic, "There Are No Losers in the Animal Crossing Economy," 15 Apr. 2020 The initiative kicks off April 2 with Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors, a rollicking update of Carlo Goldoni's commedia dell'arte classic, The Servant of Two Masters, relocated to the English seaside town of Brighton in 1963. David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter, "James Corden in 'One Man, Two Guvnors' to Kick Off NT Live Free Programming," 26 Mar. 2020 In the southeastern region of Murcia, the regional authorities put almost 400,000 residents of its coastal towns under lockdown, while warning visitors from Madrid and elsewhere to stop heading for the seaside and risk spreading the virus further. New York Times, "Spain Imposes Nationwide Lockdown to Fight Coronavirus," 14 Mar. 2020 Beyoncé and Jay Z even managed to take some time off from their touring schedule to sit seaside in Cannes. Vogue, "The Most Glamorous Celebrity Vacations of Summer 2018," 19 July 2018 Among the castles seeking employ are the seaside Kisimul and the sprawling Kildrummy, the shipyard-adjacent Newark and the eerie, once-prison St. Andrews. Katherine J. Wu, Smithsonian Magazine, "Job Hunting? How About Working at a Stunning Scottish Castle?," 25 Dec. 2019 When back on land, take the San Pedro trolley from the restaurant to Crafted on 112 E. 22nd St. The free ride is a four-wheeler making loops every 30 minutes around the seaside. Vera Castaneda, Los Angeles Times, "Four Hours: Tour the San Pedro waterfront before its big makeover," 18 Oct. 2019

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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 28 May. 2020.

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