from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A strip of land at the very edge of the sea, especially land desirable for a resort.
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- n. The seashore, the coast.
- n. The waterfront of a seaside town
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- n. the waterfront of a seaside town
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Also worth a look near the seafront is the Masonic Hotel with its prominent parapet ornaments, green and orange combinations redolent of the fenders of cars of the period.
On the seafront is the official Beatles Story museum; another section, a new building, is just five minutes from there in the Pier Head.
Samuel continues, "The seafront was a hive of activity but this time not from construction workers but holidaymakers spreading out their towels, swimming in the water, which is incidentally a lot warmer than that of the Spanish Costas, and even kite-surfing or riding the waves on a pedalo.
Brighton seafront in the 60s: a place where new and old societies clashed, and the perfect setting for a cinematic reworking of Graham Greene's classic novel Brighton Rock.
These days, with its cosmopolitan air, boho shopping district, boutique hotels and thriving seafront, it is once again becoming a more upmarket resort for those in search of a weekend of decadence.
Pinkie Sam Riley leads a large group of mods along Brighton seafront in the new film Brighton Rock.
Housed in the archaeological museum on the seafront, it was excavated in 1969 by, you guessed it, a Brit: the formidable-sounding Honor Frost, who died last year, aged 92.
The elder Hariri and 22 others were killed in a massive truck bombing on the Beirut seafront in 2005.
The Corniche, the sweeping six-lane boulevard the rims along this city's long seafront, was impassable within minutes of the announcement, that came around 6 p.m. local time, as people in the thousands poured into the streets — waving signs, hanging out car windows and dancing on the sea wall as they set off firecrackers and screamed.
David Degner for The Wall Street Journal The Corniche -- the sweeping six-lane boulevard along Alexandria's long seafront -- was impassable within minutes of the announcement of Mr. Mubarak's resignation, as thousands of people poured into the streets.