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rivière

Syllabification: ri·vière
Pronunciation: /ˌrivēˈe(ə)r, riˈvye(ə)r
 
/

Definition of rivière in English:

noun

A necklace of gems that increase in size toward a large central stone, typically consisting of more than one string.

Origin

late 19th century: French, literally 'river'.

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