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escarpments

noun
plural of escarpment

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a steep wall of rock, earth, or ice
  • the castle sits atop an escarpment that for hundreds of years made it virtually invulnerable to attack

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“Escarpments.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/escarpments. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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