ceja

noun
ce·ja | \ˈsāˌhä, ˈsāə\
plural -s

Definition of ceja 

Southwest

: a jutting edge along the top of a mesa or upland plain

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History and Etymology for ceja

Spanish, literally, eyebrow, from Latin cilia, plural of cilium

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