Definition of bankside in English:

bankside

noun

  • 1obsolete
    The edge of a river; the area of land immediately adjacent to a river; a riverbank. Formerly also: †the shore of a lake or sea (obsolete).

  • 2The sloping side of a mound or hill.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in The Destruction of Troy. From bank + side.

Pronunciation

bankside

/ˈbaŋksʌɪd/