[ riv-er-fruhnt ]
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  1. the land or property along a river; the section of a city or town along a river.

  1. of or relating to the riverfront.

Origin of riverfront

First recorded in 1745–55; river1 + front

Words Nearby riverfront

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How to use riverfront in a sentence

  • If someone told me plague-carrying rats had invaded the riverfront, I would not discount it out of hand.

  • Jimmy walked with LaRoche to the latters headquarters in a tough riverfront hotel.

    The Flying Reporter | Lewis E. (Lewis Edwin) Theiss
  • Even as he spoke, a loud crack not unlike the report of a gun, sounded along the riverfront.

    The Cry at Midnight | Mildred A. Wirt
  • As the car sped along toward the riverfront, Penny stole quick glances at Burt.

    Saboteurs on the River | Mildred A. Wirt
  • When he had filled his pipe, he turned toward the riverfront.

    Caravans By Night | Harry Hervey
  • The flash had temporarily blinded him, but reflexes honed in dozens of riverfront brawls took over.

    Shaman | Robert Shea