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Riviera, a name applied to the Mediterranean coast for some distanc'e on each side of Genoa. The Riviera di Levante, to the east, reaches to Spezzia, and the Riviera di Ponente, to the west, as far as Nice. Other towns are Monaco, Vintimiglia, and Bordighera. A road, begun by the French, traverses it, as also does a railway.