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 Over time, Californians figured out that the seaside was a nice place to live. Michael Scott Moore, The New Yorker, 27 May 2021 From the seaside enclaves on the Amalfi Coast to Nice and Cannes, travelers from all over the world flock to the southern Italian and French coasts in the summer. Maya Kachroo-levine, Travel + Leisure, 25 May 2021 While other luxury seaside communities have grand homes by picturesque beaches, nothing quite compares the relationship Malibu has with its landscape—to be a resident of Malibu means not just living by the sea but living with the sea. Spencer Elliott, Forbes, 22 May 2021 Both Pompeii and Herculaneum, popular Roman seaside resorts south of modern-day Naples, were obliterated by the violent eruption in A.D. 79, covering people and houses in lava, mud and ash, preserving them for future archaeologists to discover. NBC News, 12 May 2021 The somewhat rare seaside juniper (Juniperus maritima), which is found on the rocky hillsides mostly along the coast of Washington, is another new species for the registry. Rita Pelczar, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Apr. 2021 Located in Heiligendamm, a north German seaside spa popular since the late 18th century, the clinic specializes in helping people with lung diseases such as asthma, chronic bronchitis and cancer. Fox News, 20 Apr. 2021 Ellison owns multiple properties in this ultra-luxury seaside enclave. Noah Kirsch, Forbes, 10 Apr. 2021 The space Goto created—dubbed Boulud Sur Mer—is a cluster of bungalows that evoke the French seaside. Andy Wright, ELLE Decor, 25 Mar. 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 25 Jun. 2021.

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