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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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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.
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.
Might I hope ever to hear her say "Yes" to the question that I had asked on the riverbank?
Looking back, I saw the other Martians advancing with gigantic strides down the riverbank from the direction of Chertsey.
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.
This can cause problems later in the year, particularly on riverbanks that are already prone to flooding.
The PRRC said that it cultivated plants along the riverbanks to help filter water.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) Thursday removed 19 illegal establishments from Turag riverbanks, reports BSS.
Despite a ban imposed by the Supreme Court-mandated commission on water and sanitation, authorities granted permission for Sunday bazaars on the Malir riverbanks.
Unique project of funny benches lures both locals and tourists to sit near riverbanks.default:svg width="23" height="23default:use xlink:efault:useefault:svdefault:svg width="22" height="22default:use xlink:efault:useefault:sv New unique benches have appeared in Nitra near the river and petanque playground.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's western lowland gorilla troop has grown to six after an infant was born to mom Macy and dad Cenzoo Wednesday afternoon.
It spreads rapidly and like giant hogweed has been blamed for crowding out native species and reducing the stability of riverbanks, enabling silt to enter the water.