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From river.

Proper noun[edit]

River (plural Rivers)

  1. A unisex given name.
    • 2002 December 13, Joss Whedon, Firefly, season 1, episode 14, Objects in Space:
      Wash: Little River gets more colorful by the moment. What'll she do next?
      Zoe: Either blow us all up or rub soup in our hair. It's a toss-up.
      Wash: I hope she does the soup thing, it's always a hoot and we don't all die from it.
    • 2011 April 30, Steven Moffat, Doctor Who, series 6, episode 2, Day of the Moon:
      The Doctor: Oh, this is my friend River. Nice hair, clever, and has her own gun. And unlike me, she really doesn't mind shooting people. I shouldn't like that. Kinda do, a bit.
    • 2017, Carrie Keagan, Dibs Baer, Everybody Curses, I Swear!: Uncensored Tales from the Hollywood Trenches, Macmillan (→ISBN), page 131:
      Apparently, early in the day, a journalist had decided to bring up his brother River Phoenix's death in his interview, which threw him off and trainwrecked the day for everyone, including me.
  2. (rare) A surname​.

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