riverfront

noun
riv·er·front | \ˈri-vər-ˌfrənt \

Definition of riverfront 

: the land or area along a river

Examples of riverfront in a Sentence

We went for a walk down at the riverfront.

Recent Examples on the Web

The finished event center will be moved upriver to operate on Newport's riverfront. Chris Mayhew, Cincinnati.com, "BB Riverboats new Ohio River cruise hub and bar arrives July 4," 3 July 2018 Around the corner in the riverfront shopping area Sint-Andries, look for Christian Wijnants’s trademark knits and exotic Dries Van Noten prints at their namesake boutiques. Clodagh Kinsella, Condé Nast Traveler, "Northern Belgium Is Our New Favorite Food and Design Destination," 8 May 2018 Despite those concerns, businesses continue flocking to the downtown riverfront. Hailey Mensik, chicagotribune.com, "Architecture tours lead the way in bringing visitors to increasingly crowded Chicago River," 5 July 2018 The Ohio River touring company is shipping in the former casino to Covington's riverfront for reuse as a new event center. Chris Mayhew, Cincinnati.com, "BB Riverboats new Ohio River cruise hub and bar arrives July 4," 3 July 2018 The company's headquarters campus is a relatively straight shot up Third Avenue from the river, but getting to the riverfront is not a direct endeavor. Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press, "Study: Joe Louis demolition, better access on nearby streets would open up Detroit's Riverfront," 12 Mar. 2018 The growth happening on the riverfront will push that number even higher. Hailey Mensik, chicagotribune.com, "Architecture tours lead the way in bringing visitors to increasingly crowded Chicago River," 5 July 2018 Boston’s three-mile riverfront park—since 1929 but crowds lagged. Cassie Shortsleeve, Condé Nast Traveler, "Where to Watch the 4th of July Fireworks 2018 in Boston," 4 July 2018 After the business moves out, Ferron expects Junge to demolish the building, do an environmental cleanup and redevelop the riverfront site. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Large riverside development site in Milwaukee's Harbor District sold to San Diego investor," 27 June 2018

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1751, in the meaning defined above

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riverfront

noun

English Language Learners Definition of riverfront

: the land that is next to a river

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