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 Other projects on the agenda of the expert panels include seaplane airports at the Brahmaputra riverfront in Guwahati, at the Statue of Unity and Shatrunjay dam in Gujarat. Nihar Gokhale, Quartz India, "To kickstart the economy, India’s environment ministry is clearing projects in 10 minutes," 4 May 2020 Then they were invested in the Covington riverfront with Crockett's River Cafe, and Covington Landing. Polly Campbell, Cincinnati.com, "Shirley Bernstein, restaurant entrepreneur of Mike Fink, BB Riverboats, dead at 97," 23 Apr. 2020 The center, on the Detroit riverfront, east of downtown, was the base for joint programs operated by the union and GM. Jamie L. Lareau, Detroit Free Press, "Cal Rapson, a Flint hero and UAW legend, dies at 75," 15 Apr. 2020 Adjacent to a string of other restaurants and retail space still being built out, the area, complete with riverfront walks and parks, office and residential buildings, is quickly becoming a vibrant magnet for the once-moribund downtown area. oregonlive, "Barlows opens Vancouver brewery, adding to Clark County’s burgeoning beer scene," 25 Feb. 2020 Fatone and his entourage aren't the only fans of the riverfront hotel. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "Place your bets! Here's how you can snag a hotel room for $2 on Kentucky Derby weekend," 21 Jan. 2020 Detroit Free Press The view on Detroit's riverfront has been evolving over the past few months as workers methodically tear down Joe Louis Arena. Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, "Joe Louis Arena demolition: Detroit Red Wings fans watch as last big beam comes down," 5 Mar. 2020 The votes were related to a complicated land swap and construction of a music venue at The Banks on Cincinnati's riverfront. Dan Horn, Cincinnati.com, "Cincinnati City Councilwoman Tamaya Dennard resigns 'with great sadness'," 2 Mar. 2020 Franti digs the pizzas and atmosphere at Ca’Momi in Napa; Agah Franti goes for the green juices at the Oxbow Public Market and enjoys walking Taj along the riverfront. Gregory Thomas, SFChronicle.com, "Music star Michael Franti’s Wine Country connection runs deep," 20 Feb. 2020

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First Known Use of riverfront

1751, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of riverfront was in 1751

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11 May 2020

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“Riverfront.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/riverfront. Accessed 2 Jun. 2020.

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chiefly US : the land that is next to a river

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