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The land that borders an ocean.
- ‘We walked down the oceanfront to the weekly Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show along Cabrillo.’
- ‘It's worth forsaking the hard pack along the oceanfront to challenge the shifting sands of the Pismo State Beach Dune Preserve.’
- ‘About fifty meters away, on the oceanfront, waves crashed on a beach covered with wooden debris.’
- ‘Luckily it was built in 1922-26 when the oceanfront was still undeveloped.’
- ‘You have really steep hills, lots of rock, oceanfront, trade winds.’
- ‘On an oceanfront or riverside, usually near a jetty or landing port, these hotels were features of the maritime age.’
- ‘This music kind of reminds us of the oceanfront - those soothing sounds of being on the water's edge.’
- ‘My wife and I recently spent a lazy after noon down by the oceanfront in Seattle, licking ice cream and strolling along the docks.’
- ‘There are three other houses along that stretch of oceanfront.’
- ‘We can see through the rear of the Wal-Mart, all the way to the oceanfront, to the water.’
- ‘Imagine a city laid out on a strip of oceanfront of uniform width.’
- ‘The sky, now a crystalline blue, beckoned me to the oceanfront.’
- ‘I don't know if it was the oceanfront, but I see water with him.’
- ‘Now, we had a tour of some of the damage along the oceanfront earlier this afternoon, along with the mayor of Kitty Hawk.’
- ‘Mr. Munn was building a golf course along the oceanfront, where we used Kikuyu grass sprigs on the sand-based course.’
- ‘A city with a long oceanfront, a city with rivers flowing through it, can it be without an aquarium worthy of the wealth of its waters?’
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