oceanfront oceanfront  /ˌoʊ ʃənf ˌrənt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) land bordering an ocean

Usage(s):

  1. The Painter children decided to go alone last Thursday to scatter their mother's ashes around the oceanfront she loved.
  2. But the city's island hubs, at sea level and with no protection from an increasingly violent oceanfront climate, are on a particularly small and vulnerable stretch of land.
  3. Kennedy kids have penchant for timing luxury oceanfront rehab stays with summer vacation season, taxpayers demand refund for time drunk.

News

  1. VIDEO: Skyfest Native American Festival at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront

    This year’s Skyfest event was held at the Virginia Beach Oceanfront over the weekend. Drums, dancing, flute music, friendship dances...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WTKR Norfolk

  2. Wounded warriors catch some waves at Oceanfront surf camp

    VIRGINIA BEACH - Dozens of wounded service members enjoyed the sun and caught some waves at the annual Wave Warrior Billabong Surf Camp at the Oceanfront Saturday.  It may sound like just another day at the beach, but for wounded service members it was a day of healing. “If you're out of the hospital, you're not in that formalized therapy.  This is kinda your therapy for the day,” said ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

  3. Oceanfront vendors prepare for Andrea

    VIRGINIA BEACH---With red flags  up at the Oceanfront and with Tropical Storm Andrea on its way to Hampton Roads, boardwalk vendors are crossing their fingers. "We need to make money," said Clyde Harris. "If it rains, I can't do that." Vacationers enjoyed a pleasant day at the Oceanfront Thursday afternoon, but conditions are likely to worsen heading into the weekend. Emergency officials are ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: 13 News, WVEC Hampton Roads

Quotes

  1. "You would be hard-pressed to ask for a more beautiful backdrop for a golf course than Punta Mita," says course designer Jack Nicklaus. "To be given spectacular oceanfront land as a canvas not once, but twice, here at Punta Mita is exciting...
    on Oct 3, 2009 By: Jack Nicklaus Source: Gadling (blog)

  2. "We are thrilled to begin construction on this magnificent oceanfront development, which will offer the most luxurious five-star living experience anywhere," Trump said in a release in 2005.
    on May 27, 2009 By: Donald Trump Source: Bizjournals.com

  3. "With homes and oceanfront property in Ponte Vedra in danger and Highway A1A in Flagler County falling into the ocean, this action by Congress was critical," Mica said in a release.
    on Aug 2, 2007 By: John Mica Source: News4Jax.com

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