Definition of lakefront in English:

lakefront

noun

  • The land along the edge of a lake.

    • ‘The book examines the changing aesthetics of metropolitan areas, architecture as both a fine and a social art, and the redevelopment of Chicago's lakefront.’
    • ‘Along the lakefront a curving sweep of barberry and daylilies terminated at gazebos overarched by old apple and willow trees.’
    • ‘That locals will swarm to a town's natural assets - its shoreline or lakefront, riverbank or foothills - if the paths and piers welcome them.’
    • ‘Interceptor sewers were built in the residential enclaves of the affluent along the lakefront only to divert their wastewater through the neighborhoods of those forced by poverty to live along the riverfront.’
    • ‘He enjoys seeing pride reflected in the eyes of African Americans strolling along Chicago's lakefront when they look to the waters and see him sailing.’
    • ‘Since then, pressure from the defensive line has become nonexistent along the lakefront.’
    • ‘Simon Power said, and I think it certainly reflected the views of his constituents from Feilding: ‘We must all be allowed full and free access to our beaches and lakefronts and to the seabed.’’
    • ‘The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago has become a fixture in the city since it relocated in June 1996 to a new building on the lakefront with spacious galleries and a breathtaking view of Lake Michigan.’
    • ‘Chicago, too, is a welcoming city, with affordable prices, clean streets and neighbourhoods and a lakefront that stretches for miles along Lake Michigan uninterrupted by industry or commerce.’
    • ‘On Sunday we started off with a little driving tour of Toronto where I first took my visitors down to the lakefront by the historic Art Deco style R.C. Harris Filtration Plant.’
    • ‘Levee construction along the river coupled with canal excavation toward the lakefront were the key colonial public works projects to drain water from the city and thereby reclaim the swamps and marshes within the urbanized territory.’
    • ‘End the hunt at the pool or lakefront with lunch and team-building activities.’
    • ‘In the spring of 2000, Chicago launched its voluntary ‘Dim the Lights’ campaign along the lakefront.’
    • ‘Chemists and bacteriologists verified the dangerous levels of microorganisms at all four of the city's intake points along the lakefront.’
    • ‘Along the lakefront I could see the night skyline of the downtown area.’
    • ‘But in the overnight hours, there was a breach, a breach of the levee on the lakefront.’
    • ‘If your staff were trained in a pool (most lifeguards are) and you have a lakefront, the staff need to have participated in specific training in a lake environment.’
    • ‘For one, if the water in the city does rise to the height of levees along the lakefront, it may be difficult to open floodgates designed to keep the lake out that would now be needed to allow the lake to leave.’
    • ‘He'd been investigating algae problems that have plagued the Oakville and Burlington lakefronts for the past two years.’
    • ‘The beaches along the lakefront - always a popular destination during Memorial Day weekend - were closed.’

Pronunciation

lakefront

/ˈleɪkfrʌnt/