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buttes

noun
plural of butte

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a type of hill with a flat top and steep sides that is found in the southwestern U.S.
  • The otherworldly sandstone buttes of Monument Valley, Arizona are well worth a visit.

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buttery

buttes

butt heads

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“Buttes.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/buttes. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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