riv·​er·​front | \ ˈri-vər-ˌfrənt How to pronounce riverfront (audio) \

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 city of Hamilton is partnering with Spooky Nook Sports, the largest indoor sports complex in the country near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to redevelop the former Champion Paper Mill property, a 40-plus acre brownfield site on the city's riverfront. Quinlan Bentley, The Enquirer, 11 Sep. 2021 End your tour on the historic riverfront with brownies and ice cream. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 31 Aug. 2021 The riverfront property along the north bank of London’s historic River Thames overlooks Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and is also marks the Westin brand’s debut in the United Kingdom. Ramsey Qubein, Forbes, 29 Aug. 2021 Designed by the mid-century modern architect Eero Saarinen as the centerpiece of a new national park that opened on the riverfront in 1965, the arch was a 630-foot-high arc of stainless steel that rocketed the eye into the sky. Steven Litt, cleveland, 15 Aug. 2021 Federal dollars from the American Rescue Plan would be spent, along with a $55 million bond issue last year specifically to upgrade the riverfront. Russell Blair, courant.com, 13 Aug. 2021 The riverfront property Fishers bought will link to the 33-acre Heritage Park, at Eller Road and 106th, home to the Historic Ambassador House and Heritage Gardens. John Tuohy, The Indianapolis Star, 6 Aug. 2021 Others questioned whether affordable apartments are the proper use for a riverfront property located near higher-end condos, and whether the development would hurt their property values. Tom Daykin, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 21 July 2021 Pearson was found dead March 3 in his spacious riverfront property. oregonlive, 14 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of riverfront

1751, in the meaning defined above

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“Riverfront.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riverfront. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of riverfront

: the land that is next to a river

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