A coast, shore, or bank.
[Middle English, from Old French, from rive, bank, from Latin rīpa.]
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(Physical Geography) archaic a bank, shore, or coast
[C14: from Old French, from rive river bank, from Latin rīpa]
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riv•age(ˈrɪv ɪdʒ, ˈraɪ vɪdʒ)
Archaic. a bank, shore, or coast.
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