riverain

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adjective

riv·​er·​ain
ˈrivəˌrān
: relating to a riverbank : situated or dwelling near or on a river : riparian
wooded riverain districtsCuthbert Christy
riverain tribes
an immemorial riverain rightEliot Gregory

riverain

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noun

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plural -s
: a district situated beside a river

Word History

Etymology

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 8 Feb. 2023.

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