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sea front

an area, including buildings, along the edge of the sea; waterfront.
Origin of sea front
1875-80 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • When we entered Dunkerque, the priest, Kilbride, and I went to an inn upon the sea front.

  • A panorama of the sea front looking eastward from winter quarters.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • He went out on to the sea front, and stared at the sea, and wondered what on earth his friend had been driving at.

    A Bachelor Husband Ruby M. Ayres
  • To-morrow he will be a Mystery, and they will be looking for his body along the sea front.

    The Wheels of Chance H. G. Wells
  • On the sea front of the bailey walls rise, sheer from the steep rock, the main body and the keep of the Peel.

    The Light of Scarthey Egerton Castle
  • It is those upon the sea front that I would fain make certain of, for there will be the leader.

  • To the right the trees trailed along the sea front in a single line, each drawn out in thin wild lines like a caricature.

    The Trees of Pride G.K. Chesterton
  • From the sea front the town rambled back with characteristically English irregularity of architecture to the downs.

    The Mystery of the Downs John R. Watson
  • When she reached the end of Whitethorn Gardens she turned to the right along the sea front.

    The Mystery of the Downs John R. Watson
  • Our walk showed us the miles of busy railway and shipping–wharves, and the stores along the sea–front.

    The Matabele Campaign R. S. S. Baden-Powell

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