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palisade

noun

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  1. a steep wall of rock, earth, or ice <the palisades that line the west bank of the Hudson River for about 15 miles> Synonyms barranca (also barranco), bluff, crag, escarpment, cliff, precipice, scar, scarpRelated Words butte, cuesta, hogback, tor; bulwark, embankment; declivity, drop-off, pitch




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