Examples from the Web for riviera
Then the locals arrived for water aerobics conducted by a Riviera coach in lurid pink-and-black Lycra to French pop.No Movie Stars, No Red Carpet, But Off-Season Cannes Is Still Magic|Liza Foreman|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Let there be wine, food, music, and ravishing summer landscapes from Alpine meadows to Riviera beaches.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A film based on the cartoon strips, Moomins on the Riviera, is out this year.
We went over to the Riviera coffee shop and talked with Gene Kilroy.The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull|Mark Jacobson|March 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dick Diver begins as the graceful, competent king of the Riviera and ends as a washed-up drunk, estranged from everyone he loves.
Since she was marooned in the United States during the war she was of necessity cut off from her favorite Riviera hunting grounds.Anthony Trent, Master Criminal|Wyndham Martyn
In exemplification whereof, let me tell a trivial Riviera tale.Alone|Norman Douglas
But it gives suburban Cannes an aspect unique on the Riviera.Riviera Towns|Herbert Adams Gibbons
He was arrested, and confined in the fortress of Savona, on the western Riviera.Beacon Lights of History, Volume X|John Lord
The man undoubtedly was a good shot, and during his residence in the Riviera he might pick up some valuable prizes.A Mysterious Disappearance|Gordon Holmes
Word Origin for Riviera
Mediterranean seacoast around Genoa, 1630s, from Italian riviera, literally "bank, shore" (see river). In extended use, the coast from Marseilles to La Spezia, which became popular 19c. as a winter resort. Thence adopted (sometimes ironically) in reference to areas of other countries, e.g. American Riviera (Florida, 1887); English Riviera (Devonshire coast, 1882).