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- n. the steeply sloping side of a canyon
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A rocky path leading down from the rim ends at a typical Tarahumara dwelling - a cave in the canyonside, with a natural spring as its running water supply and an open-air kitchen and dining-room.
The knife skitters across the pink sloping canyonside.
That means climbing three thousand meters up the canyonside over a short dis'tance.