from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The land along the edge of a lake.

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  • adj. Adjacent to a lake. Usually used to describe real estate.
  • n. Land or an area which is adjacent to a lake.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. land bordering a lake.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. land bordering a lake


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  • On the lakefront was a bar nailed together from unpainted scrap wood and corrugated tin.

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  • white voters, even in the so-called lakefront liberal parts of town, went with either Jane Byrne or Richard M. Daley.

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  • "We are on the lakefront, which is increasingly becoming more popular with people just being able to come and enjoy the activities and recreation that a harbor town like ours has to offer," said Kathleen Galas, president of the Manitowoc Area Visitor and Convention Bureau.

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  • The lakefront is a very popular place where people like to walk.

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  • Dusty's crew did a great job on my neighbors 'lakefront, which is still clear, but my weeds started coming back strong in a couple of weeks.


  • But even with a hint of autumn in the air, the lakefront is a fun and beautiful place to visit. - Business News

  • Outside Minneapolis, the parking lot that surrounded a dead shopping center built on landfill was turned back into wetlands — which in turn attracted new "lakefront" townhome development.

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  • We are down on the "lakefront" (which is actually becoming a lakefront this year!) in a thirty or forty year old house.

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  • "You can't ignore that the lakefront is our image, the view we give to the world.

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  • (Salesperson said it was "lakefront" but we could find any lake.

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