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riverward

[riv-er-werd] /ˈrɪv ər wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, riverwards. toward a river.
adjective
2.
facing a river.
Origin of riverward
1825-1835
1825-35; river1 + -ward
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  • The riverward portal of Westover stands tall, white, and finely typical of its day.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
  • They crossed the riverward corner of the Square, where they had met.

    Red Fleece Will Levington Comfort
  • We peer under a rocky cliff, the riverward slope of the hill which rises just outside the Flaminian Gate of Rome.

    Studies of Travel: Italy Edward A. Freeman
  • It has both a landward and a riverward front, and both alike.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
  • He had a daughter, Lillinonah, whose story is related to Lover's Leap, on the riverward side of the mountain.

  • He had also under the riverward window a little table equipped with the necessary paraphernalia for mounting them.

    The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • The child on the riverward side still clutching its penny was unceremoniously ousted.

    The Convert Elizabeth Robins
  • One of the riverward bedrooms is the romantic centre of Westover.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins
  • As we neared Westover, a slope led to higher land and to a riverward, side entrance to the grounds.

    Virginia: The Old Dominion Frank W. Hutchins and Cortelle Hutchins

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