riven

adjective
riv·​en | \ ˈri-vən How to pronounce riven (audio) \

Definition of riven

: split apart riven wood [=wood split apart along the grain] : divided into pieces or factions a riven nation … beautifully nuanced portraits of a riven people, separated by more than an ocean.— Mylène Dressler

First Known Use of riven

circa 1560, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of riven was circa 1560

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