riverain

adjective
riv·​er·​ain | \ ˈrivəˌrān \

Definition of riverain

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to a riverbank : situated or dwelling near or on a river : riparian wooded riverain districts— Cuthbert Christy riverain tribes an immemorial riverain right— Eliot Gregory

riverain

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of riverain (Entry 2 of 2)

: a district situated beside a river

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History and Etymology for riverain

Adjective

French, from Middle French riveran, from rivere, riviere river

Noun

French, from riverain, adjective

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“Riverain.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riverain. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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