from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strip of land facing or running along a beach.
- adj. Situated along or having direct access to a beach: beachfront hotels; beachfront property.
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- adj. Referring to property (real estate) that is located on a beach.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a strip of land running along a beach
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On a recent trip to Costa Rica, where only four percent of the country is titled beachfront property, I was astonished to discover that you can buy a 2300 sq. foot beachfront villa -- with appointments of the quality you'd find in a luxury Malibu home -- for $129,000.
My opinion: waterboarding, belly slapping, and caterpillar putting (in beachfront cells) should be like abortion.
It's too bad, if my contractor is correct, that that small percentage of the lake covered is concentrated in beachfront recreational areas. rjkveton
The beachfront is lined with unique bed and breakfasts set in picturesque coves of golden fine sandy beaches and rocky mountain points that tumble down to the blue Pacific.
(Click for Image) Pronounced Koh-ah-stay-koh-MAH-tay, this small beachfront, is a few miles north of La Manzanilla.
Whip out a reasonably hefty checkbook and you'll find lots of smooth operators ready to sell you a Latin American beachfront condo, Swiss bullion account or sure-thing Chinese stock, all wrapped up in an impressive-sounding trust or LLC.
As I said, a long stretch of Mediterranean beachfront is no small asset; you just have to persuade people that it’s safe to visit.
The beachfront is a lovely perk, but the obstacle course to get there isn't worth the tan.
There is no home standing on the beachfront, which is a very historic, scenic view for anybody who's ever been in the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
Around the same time, a third blast went off around what's known as a beachfront walk.