beachfront beachfront  /ˈbitʃf rɑnt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a strip of land running along a beach

Usage(s):

  1. One of the state's most significant rock 'n' roll sites is Wildwood, a beachfront resort town on the southern tip of the state.
  2. The move will effectively legalize surfing in the heart of the Midwest and make Chicago an unlikely beachfront in the war to extend surfing's influence across the country.
  3. Thousands of supporters poured onto the streets for a beachfront rally, as a nationwide debate resumed over the commericialization of beaches.

News

  1. Without a Final Map, New York Rebuilds on Uncertain Ground

    by Al Shaw With warmer weather arriving, long-shuttered train lines reopening and a revamped boardwalk, people are flocking back to the beachfront on the Rockaways in Queens. And they’re not just coming to lie on the sand. They’re here to buy property on the 11-mile-long peninsula ravaged by Superstorm Sandy seven months ago. “All of a sudden, everyone wants to be here,” said Annette Farina, a ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ProPublica

  2. The Holiday Inn Resort® Brand Debuts in Grand Cayman

    InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)], one of the world's largest hotel companies, today announces the latest addition to the growing global Holiday Inn Resort® brand portfolio with the opening of the Holiday Inn Resort®Grand Caymanhotel. The property has 117-rooms and a variety of beachfront amenities.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Hospitality Net

  3. Netters soak up the sun, sand

    Beachfront comes alive with a tennis tournament that attracts players from around the world Summer Lane and Sarah Howell had never played tennis on regular courts before, let alone on sand.        
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Sun-Sentinel

Quotes

  1. Mr Giorgio Armani said: "While designing the Armani Residences, Marassi I integrated several elements that capture the serenity and calm of beachfront living. I was also keen to present residents with personalised living spaces that conveyed the...
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Giorgio Armani Source: Eye of Dubai (press release)

  2. "MCI is one of just a few beachfront properties you'd want to see, so it would be crazy not to keep our eyes out," for a company with assets like this up for sale, Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon's chairman and chief executive, said in a conference...
    on Feb 14, 2005 By: Ivan Seidenberg Source: Seattle Times

  3. "Now is not the time to spend up to $50 million dollars of the taxpayers' money to buy nearly 3,000 acres of beachfront property on a Caribbean Island," said Rep. Doc Hastings, (R-Wash.), ranking Republican on the House Natural Resources...
    on Feb 9, 2010 By: Doc Hastings Source: FOXNews (blog)

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