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A city of southern California east of Los Angeles on the Santa Ana River near San Bernardino. It grew as an agricultural center after the introduction of the navel orange in 1873.


The bank or area alongside a river.


(Placename) a city in SW California. Pop: 281 514 (2003 est)


(ˈrɪv ərˌsaɪd)

1. a bank of a river.
2. on or near a bank of a river.


(ˈrɪv ərˌsaɪd)

a city in SW California. 255,069.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riverside - the bank of a riverriverside - the bank of a river      
bank - sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water); "they pulled the canoe up on the bank"; "he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents"
2.Riverside - a city in southern California
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
شاطئ النَّهْر
břeh řekyu řeky
pri rieke
nehir kenarı/kıyısı


A. Norilla f, ribera f
B. ADJribereño


nbord m de l'eau
modif [café, restaurant, apartment, walk, path] → au bord de l'eau


1. n the riversidela riva or la sponda (del fiume)
by the riverside → in riva al fiume
along the riverside → lungo il fiume
2. adj a riverside caféun bar sul fiume


(ˈrivə) noun
a large stream of water flowing across country. The Thames is a river; the river Thames; the Hudson River; (also adjective) a river animal.
ˈriver-bed noun
the ground over which a river runs.
ˈriverside noun
the ground along or near the side of a river. He has a bungalow on the riverside.
References in classic literature ?
I was thinking of going by skiff to the next town, Necharsteinach; so I ran to the riverside in advance of the party and asked a man there if he had a boat to hire.
A man that lives by himself in a place down by the Riverside Road like a toy savings bank--don't you know the things I mean?
He had at first an idea of crossing by the ferry; but on gaining the riverside, he had mechanically put his hand into his pocket, and perceived that he had not wherewithal to pay his passage.
Then there were holy men, ash-smeared fakirs by their brick shrines under the trees at the riverside, with whom he was quite familiar - greeting them as they returned from begging-tours, and, when no one was by, eating from the same dish.
The body exhibited no traces of violence, and there can be no doubt that the deceased had been the victim of an unfortunate accident, which should have the effect of calling the attention of the authorities to the condition of the riverside landing-stages.
A little before sunset he arrived, with his light suitcase in hand, before the gate of the long riverside gardens of Willowood Place, one of the smaller seats of Sir Isaac Hook, the master of much shipping and many newspapers.
Now," said the Scarecrow to the Tin Woodman, "you must go to those trees by the riverside and make a truck that will carry the Lion.
This was the case of Pisistratus at Athens, when he opposed the Pediaci: and of Theagenes in Megara, who slaughtered the cattle belonging to the rich, after he had seized those who kept them by the riverside.
In rapid succession we passed through the fringe of fashionable London, hotel London, theatrical London, literary London, commercial London, and, finally, maritime London, till we came to a riverside city of a hundred thousand souls, where the tenement houses swelter and reek with the outcasts of Europe.
Below, every point of vantage bristled with spectators, the roofs of the towering buildings, the public squares, the active ferry boats, and every favourable street intersection had its crowds: all the river piers were dense with people, the Battery Park was solid black with east-side population, and every position of advantage in Central Park and along Riverside Drive had its peculiar and characteristic assembly from the adjacent streets.
There are a certain number of riverside roughs who make quite an income, during the summer, by slouching about the banks and blackmailing weak-minded noodles in this way.
From Gorki, Bennigsen descended the highroad to the bridge which, when they had looked it from the hill, the officer had pointed out as being the center of our position and where rows of fragrant new-mown hay lay by the riverside.

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