What is another word for riverfront?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɪvəfɹˌʌnt] (IPA)

The term "riverfront" refers to the portion of land that borders a river, often used to describe areas for recreation and leisure. Synonyms for riverfront include waterfront, embankment, wharf, quay, pier, and esplanade. Waterfront is a general term that encompasses a variety of water bodies, whereas embankment refers to the sloping sides of a river. A wharf is a pier where ships and boats dock, while a quay is a solid, level landing place for loading and unloading cargo. A pier is a platform that extends from the shoreline into the river. Esplanade refers to a wide, open area for walking or strolling along the riverfront.

What are the hypernyms for Riverfront?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Riverfront

There were wooden quays over much of the riverfront.
"Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed."
S. A. Reilly
The riverfront of this plateau is cut by sundry sloughs and ravines, which were at that time overflowed by back-water.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth"
Manning Ferguson Force
Placed just at the point where ships coming in from the sea must transfer their freight to the smaller vessels that go up the Seine, Rouen is so intent upon her commerce, that all the principal hotels are strung along the quays on the riverfront, a very unusual arrangement in a French town.
"Stained Glass Tours in France"
Charles Hitchcock Sherrill

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