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 Delta King, foreground left, has become a fixture of the waterfront in Old Sacramento.
The Knieper Team are the authority on Real Estate and the waterfront experts for all of Lake Granbury and the surrounding areas.
The Kushner Cos. engaged in a bit of creative mapmaking to qualify one of its buildings in a booming New Jersey waterfront neighborhood across from Manhattan for a federal visa-for-investment program targeting struggling areas.
Although those projects were initiated by various agencies, Mr. Woods helped coordinate them and mobilized public and private constituencies to revitalize the waterfront.
There were moody atmospherics with Joseph Capriati and TestPilot on Sunday, or Monday with Mind Against and Recondite, the picturesque waterfront scene of the Pyramid Stage providing a beautiful backdrop for day-dreaming dancers to get lost in.
Allen Rosenberg’s Marina Limited owned most of the land and soon developed it into million dollar waterfront homes and subdivisions, with names like Admiral’s Bay and Shorewalk, as well as boat slips, marinas and docks.
The classic children's ride has been a fixture along the waterfront since 1981.
The site is one of 14 parks that the city is working on sprucing up as part of its waterfront master plan.
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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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