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riviera

noun, ri·vi·era often capitalized \ˌri-vē-ˈer-ə, ri-ˈvyer-\

Definition of RIVIERA

:  a coastal region frequented as a resort area and usually marked by a mild climate

Origin of RIVIERA

from the Riviera, region in southeastern France and northwestern Italy
First Known Use: 1766

Riviera

geographical name Riv·i·era \ˌri-vē-ˈer-ə\

Definition of RIVIERA

coast region SE France & NW Italy bordering on the Mediterranean — see côte d'azur

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