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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Situated or dwelling near or on flowing water.

Usage examples (29)
  • Northern Sudan. 25-30 kg. Widespread milk goats of riverain and urban areas.
  • Like so many other riverain tracts susceptible of cultivation, it once teemed with people, the villages along the banks appearing to be one continuous row of dwellings.
  • The re-occupation of the province of Dongola in 1896, freed the Nile up to Merawi, and gave the disaffected Kababish, Jaalin and riverain tribesmen a chance of reverting...
  • The Khalifa saw very clearly that he could not trust the riverain tribes. for more
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