water front

waterfront

[waw-ter-fruhnt, wot-er-]
noun
1.
land on the edge of a body of water.
2.
a part of a city or town on such land; wharf or dock section.
3.
a container placed before a stove to heat water.

Origin:
1760–70, Americanism; water + front

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waterfront (ˈwɔːtəˌfrʌnt)
 
n
the area of a town or city alongside a body of water, such as a harbour or dockyard

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