a long, narrow inlet of a river that gradually decreases in depth from mouth to head.
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How to use ria in a sentence
And so the “Glo-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-ria” in this number earns it a spot on my list.
RT was founded by the Russian state owned news agency ria Novosti, which has been around since the days of the Soviet Union.
ria-Novosti, formed in 1941 and with reporters based in over 45 countries, was the last vestige of respectable state media.
"A compromise is still possible," the Russian official told ria Novosti.
To bear the victor's hard commands, or bring The weight of waters from Hype'ria's spring.Mosaics of Grecian History | Marcius Willson
Ale'ria, one of the Amazons, and the best beloved of the ten wives of Guido the Savage.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 | The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
Mr. Parlin took a carriage at the depot, and he and Dotty had a very pleasant drive to "Aunt 'ria's."Dotty Dimple Out West | Sophie May
Her first act, after reaching Aunt 'ria's was to look in the little box for her precious pearl.Dotty Dimple Out West | Sophie May
She was talking to 'ria, who was going back and forth, doing something in the kitchen.Aunt Madge's Story | Sophie May
British Dictionary definitions for ria (1 of 2)
a long narrow inlet of the seacoast, being a former valley that was submerged by a rise in the level of the sea. Rias are found esp on the coasts of SW Ireland and NW Spain
British Dictionary definitions for RIA (2 of 2)
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