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A diminutive of the male given name Clifford
A vertical (or near vertical) rock face
A cliff is a steep face of rock and soil
{i} bluff, headland, very steep rocky hill
{n} a mark in music, the key in music
{n} a rock, steep hill, precipice, clef
{i} male first name; family name
A high, steep rock; a precipice
high steep bank at the water's edge, usually composed primarily of rock
a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop"
A cliff is a high area of land with a very steep side, especially one next to the sea. The car rolled over the edge of a cliff. a large area of rock or a mountain with a very steep side, often at the edge of the sea or a river
a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop
A very steep slope of rock or soil
A high, very steep to perpendicular or overhanging face of rock or earth
Any high, very steep to perpendicular or overhanging face of rock (Bates & Jackson 1987)
A high steep face of rock
cliff notes
A summary of a much longer work designed to allow a student to quickly learn the key points of the longer work
Cliff Richard
(born 1940) popular British singer and actor who was born in India
cliff brake
Any of several ferns in the widely distributed genus Pellaea, typically growing in relatively dry rocky areas or on cliffs and having pinnately compound, often leathery leaves
cliff brake
any of several small lithophytic ferns of tropical and warm temperate regions
cliff diving
diving into the water from a steep overhanging cliff
cliff dweller
a member of the Anasazi people living in the southwestern United States who built rock or adobe dwellings on ledges in the sides of caves
cliff dwelling
a rock and adobe dwelling built on sheltered ledges in the sides of a cliff; "the Anasazi built cliff dwellings in the southwestern United States
cliff dwelling
Prehistoric, usually multistoried house of the ancestors of present-day Pueblo Indians, built from 1000 along the sides or under the overhangs of cliffs. The use of hand-hewn stone building blocks and adobe mortar in these communal dwellings was unexcelled even in later times. Rooms on upper levels could be entered either by doorways from adjoining rooms or by ladders through holes in the ceilings; ground-floor rooms could be entered only through the ceiling. It is thought that the cliff dwellings were built as a defense against invading Navajo and Apache tribes. They were deserted by the inhabitants around the end of the 13th century. Many ruins remain, including notable ones at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Mesa Verde National Park, and Montezuma Castle National Monument
cliff hanger
suspenseful drama; suspenseful situation; contest the outcome of which is uncertain up to the very end
cliff limestone
A series of limestone strata found in Ohio and farther west, presenting bluffs along the rivers and valleys, formerly supposed to be of one formation, but now known to be partly Silurian and partly Devonian
cliff rose
tufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone; occasionally grown as a ground cover
cliff swallow
A North American swallow (Petrochelidon pyrrhonota) that builds a bottle-shaped nest of mud, grass, and twigs on the face of a cliff or bluff or under the eaves of a roof
cliff swallow
North American swallow that lives in colonies and builds bottle-shaped mud nests on cliffs and walls
(of a situation) characterized by or causing suspense
follow somebody off a cliff
To follow (a leader or de facto leader) without question or thought, with disastrous consequences

After 9/11, many feared that Baby Boomers would follow President Bush off a cliff.

fiscal cliff
The economic effects that could result from tax increases, spending cuts and a corresponding reduction in the budget deficit
A cliff
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument
National preserve, southwestern New Mexico, U.S. Located in the Gila National Forest near the headwaters of the Gila River, it contains groups of small but well-preserved Pueblo Indian dwellings in natural cavities of an overhanging cliff 150 ft (45 m) high. The dwellings were inhabited AD 100-1300. Established in 1907, the monument occupies 533 acres (216 hectares)
steep drop in the land as it meets the sea
plural of cliff
(of a shore or shoreline) characterized by steep cliffs or precipices; "the cliffy shores of Dover
Having cliffs; broken; craggy
fragrant cliff fern
fern or northern Eurasia and North America having fragrant fronds
go jump off a cliff
get out of here, go away (expression often used in a humorous way)
sea cliff
n a vertical escarpment of rock that forms along oceanic coastlines where hard layers of rock meet the sea, also called wave-cut cliffs
sea cliff
A CLIFF situated at the seaward edge of the coast See Figure 2
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