shore·front | \ˈshȯr-ˌfrənt \

Definition of shorefront 

: land along a shore specifically : beachfront

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The five-star resort featured a lush golf course and shorefront rooms that overlooked Ponte Vedra Beach. Lindsey Thiry,, "After beating the Jaguars, Rams enjoy week in Jacksonville before traveling to London," 19 Oct. 2017 President Donald Trump also repealed an Obama-era mandate for flood-prone construction, so there’s no guarantee that new shorefront structures will be able to withstand future damage. Michelle Weber, Longreads, "The Elephant in the Flood," 5 Sep. 2017

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1919, in the meaning defined above

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