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Definition of "riding" []

  • The act of riding. (noun)
  • Horseback riding. (noun)
  • An administrative division or electoral division in Canada. (noun)
  • Any one of three former administrative divisions of Yorkshire, England. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "riding" in a sentence
  • "The immediate grounds for the inference are not facts about horses and riding, but the linguistic or structural parallelism between the statements ˜white horses are horses™ and ˜riding white horses is riding horses™."
  • "And the little craft no longer rocked as before; -- they felt another and a larger motion, -- long slow ascents and descents enduring for minutes at a time; -- they were riding the great swells, -- _riding the horizon!"
  • "This riding is the only competitive NDP-Conservative race in the province."