Definition of riverine
1 : relating to, formed by, or resembling a river
2 : living or situated on the banks of a river
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The park is arguably one of the most famous in the world and covers 5,700 square miles of grassland, riverine forest, woodlands and savannah.
Peter Handke commands one of the great German-language prose styles of the postwar period, a riverine rhetoric deep and swift and contrary of current.
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