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 (rĭv′ə-rīn′, -rēn′)
1. Relating to or resembling a river.
a. Located on or inhabiting the banks of a river; riparian: a riverine settlement.
b. Relating to a system of inland wetlands and deep-water habitats associated with nontidal flowing water, characterized by the absence of trees, shrubs, or emergent vegetation.
3. Operating on or equipped to operate on rivers: riverine units of the Marine Corps.
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1. (Environmental Science) of, like, relating to, or produced by a river
2. (Environmental Science) located or dwelling near a river; riparian
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(ˈrɪv əˌraɪn, -ˌrin, -ər ɪn)

1. of or pertaining to a river.
2. situated or dwelling beside a river.
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[ˈrɪvəraɪn] ADJfluvial, ribereño
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adj (form: = of river) → Fluss-; (= like river)flussartig; peopleam Fluss wohnend; riverine estuaryFlussmündung f
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Indian legends would alone have been my guide, for I found that rumors of a strange land were common among all the riverine tribes.
In this regard PHP officials posted at Sahoka Pattan Check post Bhawalnagar rescued and shifted many flood effected families to safety while at 49 Riverine check posts Rahim Yar Khan, DG Khan, MuzafraGarh, Layyah, Rajanpur, Bhakkar, Mianwali and Attock mock exercises are also being practiced to counter the flood and rescue the population.
Mock exercises are being conducted at 49 riverine check posts, in Rahim Yar Khan, Dera Ghazi Khan, Muzaffargarh, Layyah, Rajanpur, Bhakkar, Mianwali and Attock, to counter the flood situation and rescue the victims.
In this regard, PHP officials posted at Sahoka Pattan Check post Bhawalnagar rescued and shifted many flood-hit families to safe places while 49 riverine check posts in Rahim Yar Khan, DG Khan, MuzafraGarh, Layyah, Rajanpur, Bhakkar, Mianwali and Attock participated in mock exercises.
KARACHI -- Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has directed the Forests Department to conduct scientific inventory of state forests in the province to ascertain the land under forests, including riverine and irrigated forests.
DADU -- Another 40 villages in riverine area came under water on Thursday after further rise in Indus River, cutting off the settlements from nearby towns of Dadu and Sehwan.
He said that the government was currently building roads in the riverine areas.
He said that as many as 49 riverine posts have been set up in eight districts of Punjab to restrict movement of terrorists and criminals.
This is not the negative statement as such because my places like Korkai, Tirunelveli are riverine, situated on the Tamiraparani River.
LAHORE -- Environmental experts have said that eco-degradation and deforestation is the major cause of riverine and flash floods in the country.
The first ever River police has launched its journey in Rajshahi aims at ensuring security to the riverine area creating high hope among the public in general, reports BSS.

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