Definition of riverfront in English:


Syllabification: riv·er·front
Pronunciation: /ˈrivərˌfrənt


The land or property along a river: a distinctive feature of Quebec’s riverfront
More example sentences
  • Cities like Minneapolis and Memphis are avidly reclaiming their riverfronts.
  • They were focused on harbors or riverfronts, since water transport fueled commerce.
  • In a significant development at its Southbank complex, Baptist Medical Center intends to almost double the size of its emergency department as well as build a clinical services center and a parking garage along the riverfront.


Back to top  
Located along a river: a lovely riverfront park
More example sentences
  • But land speculators drove up riverfront property prices, Archer says, making it too expensive for the city and casino owners to assemble the necessary acreage.
  • Then after that, we just held each other, held hands, walked along our riverfront property.
  • He plans to introduce a bill in January that would derail Archer's plans for a $2 billion casino corridor along 50 acres of east riverfront property.

Definition of riverfront in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day bimble
Pronunciation: ˈbɪmb(ə)l
walk or travel at a leisurely pace