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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a steep high face of rock;
- Example: "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"
- Example: "a steep drop"
[syn: cliff, drop, drop-off]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cliff \Cliff\ (kl[i^]f), n. [AS. clif, cloef; akin to OS. klif, D. klif, klip, Icel. klif, Dan. & G. klippe, Sw. klippa; perh. orig. a climbing place. See Climb.] A high, steep rock; a precipice. [1913 Webster] Cliff swallow (Zool.), a North American swallow (Petrochelidon lunifrons), which builds its nest against cliffs; the eaves swallow. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cliff \Cliff\, n. (Mus.) See Clef. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cliff n 1: a steep high face of rock; "he stood on a high cliff overlooking the town"; "a steep drop" [syn: cliff, drop, drop-off]