waterfront
noun Date: 1766 land, land with buildings, or a section of a town fronting or abutting on a body of water

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  • Waterfront — may refer to: *Waterfront (band) a musical band with a hit, Cry in the 1980s. *Waterfront Records, an Australian record label. * Waterfront (song) , a song by Simple Minds * The Waterfront (newspaper) The newspaper of Swansea University.… …   Wikipedia

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  • waterfront — index littoral Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • waterfront — 1856, from WATER (Cf. water) (n.1) + FRONT (Cf. front) …   Etymology dictionary

  • waterfront — ► NOUN ▪ a part of a town or city alongside a body of water …   English terms dictionary

  • waterfront — ☆ waterfront [wôt′ərfrunt΄ ] n. 1. land at the edge of a stream, harbor, etc. 2. the wharf or dock area of a city …   English World dictionary

  • Waterfront — Neue Gebäude der Hamburger HafenCity. Als Waterfront oder Hafenviertel werden in der modernen Stadtplanung die am Ufer größerer Gewässer (Flüsse, Kanäle, Seen, Meer) gelegenen Stadtteile bezeichnet, die heute wegen ihrer häufig obsoleten… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • waterfront — n. along, on the waterfront * * * [ wɔːtəfrʌnt] on the waterfront along …   Combinatory dictionary

  • waterfront — [[t]wɔ͟ːtə(r)frʌnt[/t]] waterfronts N COUNT: usu sing A waterfront is a street or piece of land which is next to an area of water, for example a harbour or the sea. They went for a stroll along the waterfront …   English dictionary

  • waterfront — UK [ˈwɔːtə(r)ˌfrʌnt] / US [ˈwɔtərˌfrʌnt] noun [countable] Word forms waterfront : singular waterfront plural waterfronts an area that is next to a river, lake, or the sea …   English dictionary

  • waterfront — /ˈwɔtəfrʌnt / (say wawtuhfrunt) noun 1. land abutting on a body of water. 2. a part of a city or town so abutting, especially an area where ships dock at a wharf or wharves: *The Waterside Workers Federation is the original and bona fide trade… …   Australian English dictionary

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