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The bank of a river.
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(ˈrɪv ərˌbæŋk)

the slopes bordering a river.
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Noun1.riverbank - the bank of a riverriverbank - 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"
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A. Norilla f, ribera f
B. ADJribereño
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[ˈrɪvəˌbæŋk] nsponda (del fiume), argine m
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Next day, overtaking the army, he went in a carriage to the Niemen, and, changing into a Polish uniform, he drove to the riverbank in order to select a place for the crossing.
So the Woodman took his axe and began to chop down small trees to make a raft, and while he was busy at this the Scarecrow found on the riverbank a tree full of fine fruit.
The group of men down under the riverbank fell back when they saw a woman coming, and one of them threw a tarpaulin over the stretcher.
Looking back, I saw the other Martians advancing with gigantic strides down the riverbank from the direction of Chertsey.
Might I hope ever to hear her say "Yes" to the question that I had asked on the riverbank?
Pupils from Riverbank School in Tillydrone would move to the new school under the proposals.
Conservationists have been busy pulling up invasive plants from a north-east riverbank.
'Sand lifting is one of key reasons for riverbank erosion.
Two special schools - Woodlands and Riverbank - would also move to the site into expanded new buildings.
On Thursday, Egypt started the World Heritage Day activities by announcing a newly discovered massive 3,500-year-old tomb with 18 entrance gates at the necropolis on the west riverbank in Luxor.
The proposal of the applicants could not be accepted as activities of this nature within the storm-water drains, whether temporary or otherwise, would definitely interrupt and obstruct the flow of these drains, the commission said and added that even the Malir riverbank could not be encroached upon under the relevant law applicable to such drains.