• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Riva rī′va a rift or cleft.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Ice. rifa.


In literature:

On the south the principal efforts were directed against Riva and Rovereto.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume IV (of 8)"
One of these was a series of engagements in the Ledro Valley, southwest of Riva and west of Lake Garda.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 8)"
The third king is such a Moor as Bonifazio must often have seen embarking from his Eastern galley on the Riva dei Schiavoni.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
This "Riva" was the scene of the murder of Danilo II.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
On this side investment began with the arrival of Corona and Regules, and soon after, of General Riva Palacio.
"The Missourian" by Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
R R. Riva de' Schiavoni.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume II (of 3)," by John Ruskin
An adult male, taken at Rivas with the females mentioned above, had testes that were 6 mm in length.
"Noteworthy Records of Bats From Nicaragua, with a Checklist of the Chiropteran Fauna of the Country" by J. Knox Jones
Riva is on the Austrian frontier, and while the luggage was being examined Tristrem hummed contentedly to himself.
"The Truth About Tristrem Varick" by Edgar Saltus
Senor Rivas owned a large tract of land in the neighborhood, but lived with his family in the Cuban camp at La Gloria.
"Pioneering in Cuba" by James Meade Adams
I shall make my first stop in Riva.
"In Paradise" by Paul Heyse

In poetry:

Questa, che meco per la via del pianto
Scende di Lete ver la muta riva:
Non udito or t'invoco; ohimè! soltanto
Una favilla del tuo spirto è viva.
"Alla Musa" by Ugo Foscolo

In news:

Lesley Freeman Riva writes frequently on food, family, and travel.
The Rivas were both born to Italian immigrants, and Oresta "Red" Riva was one of 12 children.
The Rivas have three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren, all of whom live in Gwinnett.
Here is the image Riva 's Pizza posted on their Facebook.
However we called Riva 's and were told they were offering the special today.
If high style and top-shelf performance are part of your thinking, the Riva 63 Virtus may be your ticket to the party.
Riva's 63 Virtus is a striking yacht that offers both über-cool styling and serious performance.
Riva London and Asael Picasso in a scene from "The Velveteen Rabbit".
The Associated Press Director Michael Haneke, right, and actress Emmanuelle Riva arrive for the awards ceremony at the Cannes Film Festival.
During his career, the Julliard-educated Rivas became known as one of the leading composers for child-oriented TV programming.
Riva Tims To Sue New Destiny Over Pastor Choice.
Riva Tims, who founded New Destiny Christian Center with her then-husband Pastor Zachery Tims, said Thursday she plans to file a lawsuit against the church.
The 29-year-old beat England's Steve Webster and Spaniard Eduardo de la Riva on the second hole of a playoff.
Susan Rivas enjoys the sound of cars zipping around the track at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Court records show that Fernando Rivas entered the plea Thursday in federal court in Charleston.

In science:

I gratefully acknowledge the hospitality of the Theoretical Physics Department of the UPV/EHU as well as useful information and comments from Mart´ın Rivas.
Isometry germs and related structures
Ince E L 1956 Ordinary Differential Equations (New York: Dover publications) Mussardo G, Riva V, Sotkov G and Delfino G 2006 Kink scaling functions in 2D non-integrable quantum field theories Nucl.
Quasi-doubly periodic solutions to a generalized Lame equation
Finally, let us mention that the Cambiaggio, Rivas and Saraceno have recently shown that the discrete BCS model is integrable and have constructed explicit expressions for all its constants of the motion .
Review: Superconductivity in ultrasmall metallic grains
Rivas, Circular Orbits under Central Forces in Special Relativity, arXiv:physics/0407049.
Test problems in mechanics and special relativity
Acknowledgements: The authors would like to thank Benjamin Doyon, Tom Kennedy, Valentina Riva, Federico Camia and David Wilson for helpful discussions and encouragement.
SLE in the three-state Potts model - a numerical study