Definition of Riviera

1. Noun. A coastal area between La Spezia in Italy and Cannes in France. "The Riviera contains some of Europe's most popular resorts"




Definition of Riviera

1. Proper noun. The coastal area of southern France and north-western Italy between Cannes and La Spezia ¹

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Definition of Riviera

1. a coastal resort area [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Riviera

River Avon
River Cam
River Cocytus
River Kasai
River Lethe
River Plate
River Severn
River Styx
River Thames
River Trent
River Tyne
Rivera
Rivero-Carvallo effect
Rivers' cocktail
Riverside
Riviera
Riviere's salt
Rivina
Rivina humilis
Rivinus' canals
Rivinus' ducts
Rivinus' gland
Rivinus' incisure
Rivinus' membrane
Rivinus' notch
Rivne
Rix
Rixon
Riyadh
Rizal Day

Literary usage of Riviera

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1. Subject Index of the Modern Works Added to the Library of the British Museum ...by George Knottesford Fortescue by George Knottesford Fortescue (1903)
"riviera—continued. MALCOLM (A.) Letten of an Invalid from the South of France, 1826-28. pp. ... WOLF (G.) Das Erdbeben an der riviera 23 Feb. 1887. pp. 36. ..."

2. Memories and Thoughts by Frederic Harrison (1906)
"THE riviera DI LEVANTE I OFTEN wonder how people of taste and sense can continue to crowd into the Frenchified, vulgarised, and stuffy western end of the ..."

3. Memories and Thoughts by Frederic Harrison (1906)
"THE riviera DI LEVANTE I OFTEN wonder how people of taste and sense can continue to crowd into the Frenchified, vulgarised, and stuffy western end of the ..."

4. Northern Italy, Including Leghorn, Florence, Ravenna and Routes Through by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1913)
"On the riviera di Levante, or coast to the E. of Genoa., tka vegetation is less luxuriant than on the riviera. but the scenery is almost more striking. ..."

5. Americans in Europe by George Monroe Royce (1893)
"AMERICANS ON THE riviera. NICE. NICE is the centre around which Americans flock on the riviera. And they show their good sense, too, by preferring it to any ..."

6. By Italian Seas by Ernest Peixotto (1906)
"Ill THE riviera DI LEVANTE TO my mind, the prettiest places on the Italian riviera—or, for that matter, on either riviera —are beyond Genoa, southward on ..."

7. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1892)
"It is necessary to consult one's geography, before the general features as well as the numerous local peculiarities of the riviera climate can be properly ..."

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