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

  • n. Land bordering an ocean: Condominiums crowd the oceanfront.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Referring to property (real estate) that is adjacent to the ocean.
  • n. A property that is on the ocean.
  • n. The side of a property that faces the ocean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Bordering an ocean.
  • n. Land bordering an ocean.

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

  • n. land bordering an ocean


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  • For $28.5 million Canadian, approximately $28.9 million U.S. you can call the oceanfront estate, dubbed "Sweet Pea," yours.

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  • However, he has previously said the best way for Atlantic City to fight off out-of-state competition is to emphasize things that most racetrack slots don't have -- such as oceanfront hotels, top-name entertainment, gourmet restaurants and spas -- that are designed to attract people for several days instead of several hours.

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  • (This version UPDATES throughout and corrects quote in 4th graf to "oceanfront," sted beachfront, and "oceanview" sted beach view.) - News

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  • Three-bedroom units range from $10,000 to $30,000 a month and can go for as much as $75,000 a month for certain oceanfront properties.

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  • Known as the Coney Island Brighton Beach Open Water Swimmers, or Cibbows for short, the group considers the stretch of Brooklyn's oceanfront an ideal spot to prepare for endurance swimming in waters as disparate and famous as the Bering Strait and the Beagle Channel.

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  • The press has run exposés on his privileged upbringing, his "oceanfront" vacation home, his use of private jets.

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