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Riva, MD -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maryland
Population (2000): 3966
Housing Units (2000): 1453
Land area (2000): 2.495849 sq. miles (6.464219 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.406736 sq. miles (1.053441 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 2.902585 sq. miles (7.517660 sq. km)
FIPS code: 66400
Located within: Maryland (MD), FIPS 24
Location: 38.952079 N, 76.582135 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 21140
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Riva, MD
Riva (band)

Riva was a pop rock band from Zadar, Croatia, then Yugoslavia, in the late 1980s.

After forming in 1986, the band appeared on Zagrebfest 1988. Their song " Rock Me" won the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 in Switzerland, with a score of 137 points. According to author John Kennedy O'Connor in The Eurovision Song Contest – The Official History it was an unexpected win. The band proved sceptics wrong bringing the first and only victory for Yugoslavia. The contest was organised in Zagreb in 1990. The group members parted ways in 1991.


RIVA was a series of Nvidia graphics accelerator cards. The main products of the series were:

  • RIVA 128
Riva (Belgariad and Malloreon)

Riva is a fictional kingdom in David Eddings' The Belgariad. It is located on the Isle of the Winds and is the customary meeting place of the Alorn Council.

Riva (surname)

Riva is a surname which may refer to:

  • Anna Riva, pen name of American occult author Dorothy Spencer (1923–2005)
  • Antonello Riva (born 1962), Italian former basketball player
  • Antonio Riva (pilot) (1896-1951), Italian World War I flying ace
  • Diana-Maria Riva (born 1969), American actress
  • Douglas Riva, American classical pianist
  • Emmanuelle Riva (born 1927), French actress
  • Ferdinando Riva (born 1930), Swiss retired footballer
  • Giuseppe Riva (1834-1916), Italian painter
  • Isabella Riva (1887-1985), Italian actress
  • J. Michael Riva (1948-2012), American production designer
  • Luigi Riva (born 1944), former Italian striker
  • Maggie dela Riva (born 1942), Filipino film actress and rape victim
  • Maria Riva (born 1924), German-born American actress, daughter of Marlene Dietrich
  • Maria Luisa Riva (born 1978), Italian ski mountaineer
  • Marianne dela Riva (born 1956), Filipino actress
  • Mario Riva (1912-1960), Italian film actor
  • Roberto Riva (born 1986), Italian artistic roller skater and ten-time world champion
RIVA (Restart the Game)

"RIVA (Restart the Game)" is a song by French deep house producer Klingande featuring vocals from Broken Back. The song was released in France as a digital download on 2 March 2015. The song has charted in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Norway and Switzerland. The song was written and produced by Klingande. The song also features harmonica played by Greg Zlap and is not a Saxophone that has been modified as some people have believed.

Usage examples of "riva".

Rivas had begun shivering among the tumbled bodies in the wagon bed, for he could tell by the very scent of the aira sort of garbagey sweetness with burned overtones mixed with the fish smell of the sea that he was in entirely unknown territory.

Rivas realized, certainly more with relief than with anything else, that old Lollypop would not be resurfacing.

Rivas heard the skid and clatter of one of the hooter bikes turning around, and he lifted the slingshot and faced that direction.

Donya Isabel, installed at the foot of the table with Esteban on one hand and an elderly gentleman, Senyor Rivas, on the other, was in high form.

In a most genteel way she even flirted a bit with Senyor Rivas, who gallantly responded in kind.

Afterward she danced a stately measure, with Senyor Rivas, followed in tam by Senyor Martinez, and still Ramon did not come near her again.

The monotonous singing stopped too, and the thing Rivas had thought was a beanbag chair straightened up, revealing itself to be the unsubmerged top half of a manbald, brown, and fatter than Rivas would have thought a person could get.

Rivas and Apus had shed their roles as advocates and had joined Warin in impartial consideration.

Rivas had never been able to keep straight the names of all the genius painters and poets and doctors and engineersand even politicians, for the Sixth Ace was supposed to have been the best Ellay had had since Sandoval himselfwho crowded into prominence when Rivas was about seventeen, and then all wound up leaving by the Dogtown gate at about the same time the Sixth Ace was assassinated.

Jerry Rivas and one of the engineers Kurt Fawzi had hired had gotten out of a jeep and were looking at another photoprint of the map.

Finally there were no more excuses for delay, so two fresh horses were hired and Rivas, McAn, Barbara and Urania set out for the Hollywood Hills and the Barrows estate.

His uncertain gaze slid away from Rivas to the big old house and the grounds, and Rivas belatedly realized that Barrows and his people were in the process of leaving to take refuge inside the city walls, and that soon this house and these vineyards might very well be sacked by the San Berdoo army.

The rumors of the midnight flash and deafening roar behind the white wallsand speculations that Jaybush himself had died in the blast, for he subsequently went into cloistered seclusion in the Holy City had shaken the whole structure of the faith, and Rivas, at the age of twenty-one, had taken advantage of the confusion and quietly left the Jaybirds and fled to Venice.

Rivas an hour later as he peered up into the smoky heights of the tent, this line of Jaybirds would look like the outline of a huge snail, all looped around and around in a spiral.

Rivas could hear a sort of unsynchronized marching outside, getting louder.