Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The land or property along a river.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The real estate located along the edge of a river.

Etymologies

river +‎ front (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Homes with land and privacy are affordable, and most buyers choose between the seclusion of the countryside or charm of village living in riverfront towns conveniently served by Amtrak and commuter rail from the city.

    Second homes: New Yorkers escape to the Hudson Valley

  • By the way, the 13-year NFL veteran, an investor in riverfront revitalization efforts here, also is preparing for the biggest game of his life — Sunday's matchup vs. the Seattle Seahawks, a first Super Bowl appearance that also is expected to be his final Bus stop.

    USATODAY.com - 'Bus' gets Motor City revved up for XL game

  • There were thousands of people at the Convention Center because the riverfront is high ground.

    The scandal of Katrina « BuzzMachine

  • Steve points out the riverfront is a limited resource, and it seems a waste to use it in this way.

    Meanwhile, Tulsa turns its back on the river - BatesLine

  • The riverfront is a major advantage for New Orleans-- let's press it for all it's worth.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • "Today, we're launching our campaign to reclaim the riverfront, which is a campaign that will culminate in the bankruptcy of SugarHouse," Hershman said.

    Phillies Zone

  • The riverfront has been a vital part of that transition, with the Tennessee Aquarium being the center of the revitalization of downtown.

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  • I look forward to a day in which Rockford boasts a well-developed downtown and a riverfront, which is carefully planned and programmed to incorporate restaurants, shops and plenty of opportunities for just plain relaxing.

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  • He said the first thing he wants to build near the riverfront is a hotel.

    Local News from Tuscaloosa News

  • The first thing Butler wants to see near the riverfront is a hotel.

    Local News from Tuscaloosa News

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