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synonyms for riverine

  • marshy
  • seaside
  • along a coast
  • littoral
  • marginal
  • skirting
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How to use riverine in a sentence

Subterranean passages ran to the Seine from No. 30, and some other riverine houses.
HISTORIC PARISJETTA S. WOLFF
At night the tropical moon turned all this riverine world to the likeness of a very fairyland.
ACROSS CHINA ON FOOTEDWIN DINGLE
Probably none except the family Flix all along that riverine sweep of reed-bed paid a penny of rent or a tax to the Government.
A TATTER OF SCARLETS. R. CROCKETT
He had made the trip with astonishing celerity, and had arrived at the riverine town just as a large steamer was docking.
CARMEN ARIZACHARLES FRANCIS STOCKING
The men were drenched and caked with the riverine clay, the very rifles were often choked.
NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY; THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 2, NO. 5, AUGUST, 1915VARIOUS
From Rivoli to Friedland his career abounds in examples of riverine tactics.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON I (VOLUMES, 1 AND 2)JOHN HOLLAND ROSE
The sign of peace with these riverine natives appears to be the pouring of water on their heads with their hands.
IN DARKEST AFRICA, VOL. 1; OR, THE QUEST, RESCUE AND RETREAT OF EMIN, GOVERNOR OF EQUATORIAHENRY MORTON STANLEY
The riverine villages had all been deserted, and the tributary down which he had travelled was at all times little frequented.
SAMBAHERBERT STRANG
She died at the little riverine town of Badillo, after her babe, Carmen, was born.
CARMEN ARIZACHARLES FRANCIS STOCKING
Amongst these, as amongst the Moxo and so many other riverine tribes in Amazonia, a slow transformation is in progress.
MAN, PAST AND PRESENTAGUSTUS HENRY KEANE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO RIVERINE

  • along a coast
  • littoral
  • marginal
  • marshy
  • riverine
  • seaside
  • skirting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.