Definition of waterfront
: land, land with buildings, or a section of a town fronting or abutting on a body of water
Recent Examples of waterfront from the Web
The 300 acres (121 hectares) on Brooklyn’s waterfront, with panoramic views of New York Harbour and Lower Manhattan, has about 2.5m square feet under construction, which will increase its square footage by about 60%.
And yes, the lobster is fresh This weekend tens of thousands of lobster lovers will head to the waterfront in San Pedro for the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival.
The creek is being extended to the shores of the Persian Gulf to provide waterfront real estate to new luxury developments.
But there isn't anything particularly Southern about Southern Charm Savannah, aside from the accents and the scenic shots of the waterfront.
Be sure to wander the waterfront walkways of the tiny town of Manteo and visit the scenic Manteo Marshes Lighthouse, which is free to the public.
Lattice, based a few blocks from the waterfront in Portland, Ore., is a quiet business, even by the standards of the esoteric chip industry.
Zorin is a Russian government official who has spent nearly $8 million on waterfront South Florida homes, hardly financially prudent given his bureaucrat's salary of $75,000 per year.
There are plenty of living rooms to lounge in, including this one with open-air waterfront views.
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First Known Use of waterfront
WATERFRONT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of waterfront for English Language Learners
: the land or the part of a town next to the water of an ocean, lake, etc.
WATERFRONT Defined for Kids
Definition of waterfront for Students
: land that borders on a body of water
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