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RIVIERA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Riviera mean? 

RIVIERA (noun)
  The noun RIVIERA has 1 sense:

1. a coastal area between La Spezia in Italy and Cannes in France

  Familiarity information: RIVIERA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RIVIERA (noun)


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Meaning:

A coastal area between La Spezia in Italy and Cannes in France

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Context example:

the Riviera contains some of Europe's most popular resorts

Instance hypernyms:

geographic area; geographic region; geographical area; geographical region (a demarcated area of the Earth)

Meronyms (parts of "Riviera"):

Cote d'Azur; French Riviera (the French part of the Riviera)

Holonyms ("Riviera" is a part of...):

Italia; Italian Republic; Italy (a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD)

France; French Republic (a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe)


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