What is riding?

  • (noun): Riding a horse as a means of transportation.
    Synonyms: horseback riding
    See also — Additional definitions below


Riding is a homonym of two distinct English words:

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Some articles on riding:

West Kootenay South
... Its official name was "West Kootenay (south riding)" ... It was formed from the division of the older Kootenay riding, one of the province's first twelve constituencies, which for the 1890 election was redistributed into West Kootenay ...
Pembina (provincial Electoral District) - 1958-2011
... The main communities in the riding were Morden and Winkler ... Manufacturing accounts for 17% of the riding's industry, followed by agriculture at 16% ... A quarter of the riding's population has less than a Grade Nine education ...
West Kootenay North
... Its official name was "West Kootenay (north riding) ... from a partition the West Kootenay riding that also created West Kootenay (south riding) ...
History Of The East Riding Of Yorkshire
... The East Riding of Yorkshire is a local government district with unitary authority status, and is a ceremonial county of England ... It is named after the historic East Riding of Yorkshire which was one of three ridings alongside the North Riding and West Riding, which were constituent parts a Yorkshire ceremonial and. 1974 to 1996 the area of the modern East Riding of Yorkshire constituted the northern part of Humberside ...
Highwood (electoral District) - History
... The 2010 boundary redistribution saw the riding cut down in size ... the constituency was transferred to the Livingstone-Macleod riding ... of land in the north east was also transferred to the Little Bow riding ...

More definitions of "riding":

  • (adj): Traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g..
    Example: "The riding public welcomed the new buses"
    Synonyms: awheel

Famous quotes containing the word riding:

    Love-light of Spain—hurrah!
    Death-light of Africa!
    Don John of Austria
    Is riding to the sea.
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)

    Wilmer Cook: Keep on riding me, they’re gonna be picking iron out of your liver.
    Sam Spade: The cheaper the crook, the gaudier the patter.
    John Huston (1906–1987)

    To a poet the mere making of a poem can seem to solve the problem of truth ... but only a problem of art is solved in poetry.
    —Laura Riding (1901–1991)