downriver downriver  /ˌdaʊn ˈrɪ vər/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) away from the source or with the current

Usage(s):

  1. London and New York, by contrast, politely hide their tattooed seafarers' muscle out of sight, downriver or on the Jersey shore.
  2. It was the second murder of the day, coming after a man was robbed and then shot in the Faubourg Marigny, a nightlife neighborhood downriver from the French Quarter.
  3. Flood waters that have already ravaged many cities are moving downriver toward the already swollen Mississippi, threatening still more communities.

News

  1. Sun Spots

    HOMECOMING IS A TIME where the streets of Dearborn are flooded with cars, yellow tape partitions off several areas of Ford Field and people from the many Downriver communities gather to celebrate the City of Dearborn.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Detroit Metro Times

  2. WATCH: Allen Park emergency manager's video message to residents about public safety millage

    Loading... Brian Rogers, a columnist for The News-Herald Newspapers, offers a view of Downriver people, places and things as seen through the eyes of a veteran freelance columnist.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The News-Herald

  3. FIBArk champ reigns again: Andy Corra wins signature event for the ninth time

    COTOPAXI — Durango kayaker Andy Corra won his ninth FIBArk downriver race Sunday, proving that even at 52 he still can paddle with the best of them.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Pueblo Chieftain

Quotes

  1. "I'm just shocked," Steward said. "He was getting his life together. When he was boxing, he had all the Downriver people following him."
    on Mar 4, 2009 By: Emanuel Steward Source: Detroit Free Press

  2. "We may be Downriver (Detroit's southern suburbs), but President Bush has us up a river in a canoe without a paddle," Biden said at the outdoor rally.
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Joe Biden Source: WOOD-TV

  3. "My family and I have been to the covered bridge festival many times," Pence said just before leaving. "When I stood on the banks of the river and saw the remains of the bridge starting to be swept downriver, it was frankly just breathtaking...
    on Jun 6, 2008 By: Mike Pence Source: Indianapolis Star

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