Definition of riviera
: a coastal region frequented as a resort area and usually marked by a mild climate
Recent Examples of riviera from the Web
Tuscany has its own riviera and hip beach resort of Tirrenia.
The Tiger Woods Foundation now runs the Genesis Open in Los Angeles, and Woods was expected to play Riviera next week for the first time since 2006.
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Origin and Etymology of riviera
from the Riviera, region in southeastern France and northwestern Italy
First Known Use: 1865See Words from the same year
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