cliff-dwelling love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dwelling of stone on a shelf or recess of a cliff, accessible only by steep paths, steps, or ladders.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • A photographer friend, Marty Stupich, had taken pictures of the cliff from an airplane and enlarged them in a five-foot-long photograph on which I could mark the nests of cliff-dwelling birds.

    Bird Cloud

  • A photographer friend, Marty Stupich, had taken pictures of the cliff from an airplane and enlarged them in a five-foot-long photograph on which I could mark the nests of cliff-dwelling birds.

    Bird Cloud

  • A photographer friend, Marty Stupich, had taken pictures of the cliff from an airplane and enlarged them in a five-foot-long photograph on which I could mark the nests of cliff-dwelling birds.

    Bird Cloud

  • A photographer friend, Marty Stupich, had taken pictures of the cliff from an airplane and enlarged them in a five-foot-long photograph on which I could mark the nests of cliff-dwelling birds.

    Bird Cloud

  • So, some of the cliff-dwelling ruins at Mesa Verde, or similar sites, were used for religious purposes.

    An 8-foot-tall cross in Mojave National Preserve, set up by the VFW in 1934 as a war memorial, maintained by the National Park Service.

  • Notable plant species include tree ferns (Angiopteris evecta) with 9-meter-wide canopies in Moorean valleys and a scandent cliff-dwelling Metrosideros sp.

    Society Islands tropical moist forests

  • It is part of a settlement complex in a small valley that included another cliff-dwelling unfortunately destroyed and pithouse dwellings on the valley floor.

    Sinagua

  • The beautiful cliff-dwelling in the picture above is Montezuma's Castle.

    Sinagua

  • This is Montezuma's Well, about four miles away from the cliff-dwelling.

    Sinagua

  • The beautiful cliff-dwelling in the picture above is Montezuma's Castle.

    Archive 2006-09-01

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