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Riv·i·er·a

 (rĭv′ē-ĕr′ə, rē-vyĕ′rä)
A narrow coastal region between the Alps and the Mediterranean Sea extending from southeast France to northwest Italy. The Riviera, known as the Côte d'Azur in France, is a popular resort area noted for its flowers grown for use in perfumery.

riviera

(ˌrɪvɪˈɛərə)
n
(Physical Geography) a coastal region reminiscent of the Riviera

Riviera

(ˌrɪvɪˈɛərə)
n
(Placename) the Mediterranean coastal region between Cannes, France, and La Spezia, Italy: contains some of Europe's most popular resorts
[C18: from Italian literally: shore, ultimately from Latin rīpa bank, shore]

Riv•i•er•a

(ˌrɪv iˈɛər ə)

n.
a resort area along the Mediterranean coast, extending from Saint-Tropez, in SE France, to La Spezia, in NW Italy.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Riviera - a coastal area between La Spezia in Italy and Cannes in FranceRiviera - a coastal area between La Spezia in Italy and Cannes in France; "the Riviera contains some of Europe's most popular resorts"
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Cote d'Azur, French Riviera - the French part of the Riviera
Translations

Riviera

[ˌrɪvɪˈɛərə] N (French) → Riviera f (francesa), Costa f Azul; (Italian) → Riviera f italiana

Riviera

[ˌrɪviˈɛərə] n
the Riviera → la Côte d'Azur
the French Riviera → la Côte d'Azur
the Italian Riviera → la Riviera (italienne)

Riviera

n the (French)/Italian Rivieradie französische/italienische Riviera

Riviera

[ˌrɪvɪˈɛərə] n the Italian Rivierala Riviera
the French Riviera → la Costa Azzurra
References in classic literature ?
He had been on a tea plantation in Ceylon and a traveller in America for Italian wines; his secretaryship of the water company in Toledo had lasted longer than any of his employments; he had been a journalist and for some time had worked as police-court reporter for an evening paper; he had been sub-editor of a paper in the Midlands and editor of another on the Riviera.
Just as his more fortunate fellow New Yorkers had bought their tickets to Palm Beach and the Riviera each winter, so Soapy had made his humble arrangements for his annual hegira to the Island.
The walls of these villas on the Riviera are so flimsy.
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