frontage frontage  /f ˈrən tɪdʒ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the extent of land abutting on a street or water
  2. (n) the direction in which something (such as a building) faces
  3. (n) the face or front of a building

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Along the three miles of heatseared desert called The Strip, where frontage ran as high as $1,500 a foot, five hotels in all were built this year.
  2. Weeds proliferate, turning water frontage into swamp.
  3. Wade pointed out that the acreage consisted of scattered parcels, some of them lacking road frontage or access.

News

  1. Acampo fire destroys outbuildings

    Firefighters tear apart a pool house during a fire near an abandoned home along Frontage Road in Acampo on Monday, June 17, 2013.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Lodi News-Sentinel

  2. Investigators Baffled by Fire at Vacant Home

    SAN JOAQUIN COUNTY– An outhouse burned as firefighters raced to get a raging fire under control. It happened around noon Monday off Highway 99 on Frontage Road, near East Jahant road. “We had three structures threatened with multiple out buildings, …
    on June 18, 2013     Source: FOX40 Sacramento

  3. Section of US 52 frontage road closing

    Beginning today, the U.S. 52 west frontage road between 65th and 75th streets northwest will be closed through mid-October while the Minnesota Department of Transportation constructs the 65th Street i
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "We have incredible ocean frontage, incredible dunes and unbelievable land. When we put it all together it will be the greatest golf course anywhere in the world," Trump told the newspaper in an interview. "Everyone wants it to happen. If I...
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: Donald Trump Source: Reuters.uk

  2. "The Perth Waterfront project will activate the river frontage, creating an activity hot spot, both day and night, for local residents as well as visitors to enjoy," Mr Carpenter said. "The first stage of the project will transform the...
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Alan Carpenter Source: WA Business News (subscription)

  3. Mr Clegg said: "It's an important part of Cardiff's history, and with its tiled frontage and original features, it is an asset to the city centre."
    on Apr 17, 2009 By: Nick Clegg Source: BBC News

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