riverside

[riv-er-sahyd]
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adjective
  1. on or near a bank of a river.

Origin of riverside

First recorded in 1325–75, riverside is from the Middle English word river-syde. See river1, side1

Riverside

[riv-er-sahyd]
noun
  1. a city in SW California.
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Contemporary Examples of riverside

Historical Examples of riverside

  • Aren't there any more apartments to be had on Riverside Drive?

    Nobody

    Louis Joseph Vance

  • And he would throw himself down on the ground by the riverside.

  • He had built for her a riverside hut in the compound where she dwelt in perfect seclusion.

    Almayer's Folly

    Joseph Conrad

  • Yet Dain was always about the house, but he seldom stayed long by the riverside.

    Almayer's Folly

    Joseph Conrad

  • In a moment the settlement was again alive with people rushing to the riverside.

    Almayer's Folly

    Joseph Conrad


British Dictionary definitions for riverside

Riverside

noun
  1. a city in SW California. Pop: 281 514 (2003 est)
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Word Origin and History for riverside
n.

c.1400, from river + side (n.).

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