Origin of ria
Examples from the Web for ria
RT was founded by the Russian state owned news agency RIA Novosti, which has been around since the days of the Soviet Union.
"A compromise is still possible," the Russian official told RIA Novosti.
Asteria (Aste′ria), daughter of Caeus, was carried away by Jupiter, who assumed the shape of an eagle.1000 Mythological Characters Briefly Described|Edward S. Ellis
She was talking to 'Ria, who was going back and forth, doing something in the kitchen.Aunt Madge's Story|Sophie May
Looking back, I'm sure that had he said anything else, I would have killed him, if Ria hadn't come between us.Each Man Kills|Victoria Glad
I had thought she was a mort,” said I; “but the ria of a Romany chal is always sacred to me.Danger! and Other Stories|Arthur Conan Doyle
Miss 'Ria say she wish ter goodness ole Miss 'ud sen' word ef she gwine stay ter dinner so she kin fix up somepin n'er nice.Free Joe and Other Georgian Sketches|Joel Chandler Harris
British Dictionary definitions for ria (1 of 2)
Word Origin for ria
British Dictionary definitions for ria (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for ria
from Spanish ria "estuary, river mouth" (adopted as a geological term first in German, 1886), from Latin ripa "stream bank" (see riparian).