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riverward

[riv-er-werd] /ˈrɪv ər wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, riverwards. toward a river.
adjective
2.
facing a river.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; river1 + -ward
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Examples from the web for riverward
  • The resident lived on the riverward side of the protection.
  • Secondary levees riverward of the primary levees are ineligible for repair unless they protect human life.
  • Secondary levees riverward of a primary levee are ineligible for repair unless they protect human life.
  • The bulkhead is to be positioned riverward of the existing relieving platform.
  • Riverine wetlands in arid climates are limited shoreward by desert and riverward by water depth and scouring.

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