n. Archaic
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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(ˈrɪv ɪdʒ, ˈraɪ vɪdʒ)

Archaic. a bank, shore, or coast.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Middle French, =rive river1 (< Latin rīpa riverbank) + -age -age]
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