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frontage

[fruhn-tij] /ˈfrʌn tɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the front of a building or lot.
2.
the lineal extent of this front:
a frontage of 200 feet.
3.
the direction it faces:
The house has an ocean frontage.
4.
land abutting on a river, street, etc.:
He was willing to pay the higher cost of a lake frontage.
5.
the land between a building and the street, a body of water, etc.:
He complained that the new sidewalk would decrease his frontage.
Origin of frontage
1615-1625
1615-25; front + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for frontage

frontage

/ˈfrʌntɪdʒ/
noun
1.
the façade of a building or the front of a plot of ground
2.
the extent of the front of a shop, plot of land, etc, esp along a street, river, etc
3.
the direction in which a building faces: a frontage on the river
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Word Origin and History for frontage
n.

1620s, from front (n.) + -age.

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