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Riv·er·side

 (rĭv′ər-sīd′)
A city of southern California east of Los Angeles on the Santa Ana River near San Bernardino. It grew as an agricultural center after the introduction of the navel orange in 1873.

riv·er·side

 (rĭv′ər-sīd′)
n.
The bank or area alongside a river.

Riverside

(ˈrɪvəˌsaɪd)
n
(Placename) a city in SW California. Pop: 281 514 (2003 est)

riv•er•side

(ˈrɪv ərˌsaɪd)

n.
1. a bank of a river.
adj.
2. on or near a bank of a river.
[1325–75]

Riv•er•side

(ˈrɪv ərˌsaɪd)

n.
a city in SW California. 255,069.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.riverside - the bank of a riverriverside - 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"
2.Riverside - a city in southern California
Calif., California, Golden State, CA - a state in the western United States on the Pacific; the 3rd largest state; known for earthquakes
Translations
شاطئ النَّهْر
břeh řekyu řeky
flodbred
ár-/fljótsbakki
paupinis
pri rieke
nehir kenarı/kıyısı

riverside

[ˈrɪvəsaɪd]
A. Norilla f, ribera f
B. ADJribereño

riverside

[ˈrɪvərsaɪd]
nbord m de l'eau
modif [café, restaurant, apartment, walk, path] → au bord de l'eau

riverside

[ˈrɪvəˌsaɪd]
1. n the riversidela riva or la sponda (del fiume)
by the riverside → in riva al fiume
along the riverside → lungo il fiume
2. adj a riverside caféun bar sul fiume

river

(ˈrivə) noun
a large stream of water flowing across country. The Thames is a river; the river Thames; the Hudson River; (also adjective) a river animal.
ˈriver-bed noun
the ground over which a river runs.
ˈriverside noun
the ground along or near the side of a river. He has a bungalow on the riverside.
References in classic literature ?
"These riverside banks always remind me of the riddle--do you know it?
This was the case of Pisistratus at Athens, when he opposed the Pediaci: and of Theagenes in Megara, who slaughtered the cattle belonging to the rich, after he had seized those who kept them by the riverside. Dionysius also, for accusing Daphnseus and the rich, was thought worthy of being raised to a tyranny, from the confidence which the people had of his being a popular man in consequence of these enmities.
I bet I'll make him forget his fish, anyhow." And, turning his back, he made his way hurriedly along the riverside to the causeway of flat stones.
"Go to the riverside, ask for the brig SUND, and give this letter to the captain; he will convey you to a little port, where certainly you are not expected, and which is ordinarily only frequented by fishermen."
"Now," said the Scarecrow to the Tin Woodman, "you must go to those trees by the riverside and make a truck that will carry the Lion."
"A man that lives by himself in a place down by the Riverside Road like a toy savings bank--don't you know the things I mean?--called Sallust's House, says there is a right of way through our new pleasure ground.
I was thinking of going by skiff to the next town, Necharsteinach; so I ran to the riverside in advance of the party and asked a man there if he had a boat to hire.
During the last few days of the residence of the newly married couple by the riverside, Lady Montbarry's children were invited to enjoy a day's play in the garden.
Below, every point of vantage bristled with spectators, the roofs of the towering buildings, the public squares, the active ferry boats, and every favourable street intersection had its crowds: all the river piers were dense with people, the Battery Park was solid black with east-side population, and every position of advantage in Central Park and along Riverside Drive had its peculiar and characteristic assembly from the adjacent streets.
Nothing remains, therefore, but for you to give me the answer now, which I have been waiting for ever since that last day when we met by the riverside. I did not know then what the motive was for your silence and distress.
No man will speak to his master; but to a wanderer and a friend, to him who does not come to teach or to rule, to him who asks for nothing and accepts all things, words are spoken by the camp-fires, in the shared solitude of the sea, in riverside villages, in resting-places surrounded by forests--words are spoken that take no account of race or colour.
Panting for breath, hot, dusty, and exhausted with fatigue, they reached the riverside in safety, and getting into a boat with all despatch were soon out of any immediate danger.

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