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oceanfront

[oh-shuh n-fruhnt] /ˈoʊ ʃənˌfrʌnt/
noun
1.
the land along the shore of an ocean.
adjective
2.
pertaining to or located on such land:
an oceanfront condominium.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; ocean + front
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Examples for oceanfront
  • Galleries and small artisan shops can be found everywhere in this oceanfront community.
  • Three perfectly placed mirrors in this family room create an oceanfront feel few nautical paintings could pull off.
  • oceanfront cottages boast cathedral ceilings and picture windows.
  • Down by the oceanfront, there's a small guest studio fit for long-term guests.
  • The major features of oceanfront and countryside remain in remarkably good condition.
  • The area's latest endeavor is an oceanfront eco-retreat where guest rooms double as art installations.
  • Package includes five nights in one of the resort's beautifully appointed oceanfront rooms for two adults.
  • Open all year, the newer beachside building has nicely decorated contemporary-style rooms, all with oceanfront balconies.
  • Guests have an array of accommodations to choose from including campgrounds, lodges and oceanfront cabins.
  • Seaside offers beach activities, walks on the oceanfront promenade and an aquarium where you can feed the seals.

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