- the source or spring of a river.
Origin of riverhead
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Examples from the Web for riverhead
The hotel is larger and more pretentious than that at Riverhead.Brighter Britain! (Volume 1 of 2)
William Delisle Hay
There at the riverhead they made a dam of timber and turf, and dammed in the lake.Heimskringla
There are large cranberry fields near the village of Calverton, immediately W. of Riverhead.
She reads the Riverhead paper probably, and a magazine of some sort, appealing to her feminine viewpoint.
Seemingly everybody called at her home; even George Carver of Riverhead made a special trip to pay his respects.