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beachfront

[beech-fruhnt] /ˈbitʃˌfrʌnt/
noun
1.
land fronting on a beach.
adjective
2.
located on or adjacent to a beach:
beachfront property.
Also called shorefront.
Origin of beachfront
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; beach + front
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adj.

also beach-front, 1903, American English, from beach (n.) + front (n.). The beach front was a standard way in late 19c. to express "the seashore of a town" such as Atlantic City.

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