rivière


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ri·vière

 (rē-vyâr′)
n.
A necklace of precious stones, generally set in one strand.

[French rivière (de diamants), river (of diamonds), from Old French rivere, from Vulgar Latin *rīpāria; see river.]
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rivière

or

riviere

n
(Jewellery) a necklace of diamonds or other precious stones which gradually increase in size up to a large centre stone
[C19: from French: brook, river]
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ri•vière

(ˌrɪv iˈɛər, rɪˈvyɛər)

n.
a necklace of diamonds or other gems.
[1875–80; < French: literally, river1]
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In: Nouvelles idoles, nouveaux cultes, sous la direction de Claude rivière et Albert Mette.
(4.) Sobre os concertos de " morte-punição", de " morteredenção" e de " morte-transformation ", on peut se référer à Louis-Vincent Thomas, " La rencontre de la mort et du sacré, aujourd'hui ", in Nouvelles idoles, nouveaux cultes, sous la direction de Claude rivière et Albert Piette, Paris, L'Harmattan, Coll.