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  • n. The side of a cliff.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Only roads of sand connect the twenty monasteries on the thirty-mile-long peninsula, and some of the monks have lived alone for decades in cliffside caves.

    The Holy Mountain

  • I don’t have pictures at this time because honestly, it hadn’t occurred to me to bring a camera — though next time I will, not because I want you to see all the lovely naked people at Blacks, but because the view (when I can stomach it) on the way down the cliffside is amazing.

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  • Howsare writes that "the site has to be literally hacked out of a cliffside, which is then shored up with massive ugly retaining walls, which in turn face directly into people's tiny bedroom windows."

  • Among favored spots for snapshots is a magnificent 40-foot-high temple called El Castillo (the castle), the Temple of the Descending God (featuring an upside-down figure of the Mayan god of the bees) and a cliffside sanctuary named the Temple of the Winds.

    Bob Schulman: Tulum Is Still Tulum on the Riviera Maya

  • Lady (pseudonym, don't you think?) lies the Country of Eligibleness, and within it, the cliffside Land of Love of Admiration ( & Vanity) as well as the "High grounds of Matrimonial," camouflaged by the sheer drop into Land of Coquetry where one encounters "Male Traps: Province of Deception," "Affectation," and "Valley of Mother's Artifice."

    Suzanne O'Malley: Day 14 of 29: Secrets to the Map of a Women's Heart

  • There's nothing there except the cliffside to the north, and the midland sea to the south.

    Reason for Being

  • Only locals venture into the cafes of the famous, cliffside town of Sidi Bou Said, which often are crowded, even in January.

    Tunisia Tourism Hangs in Balance as Political Unrest Continues

  • Major wattage that lights up the cliffside path and the crashing waves below.

    Soul Trapper

  • Walking the cliffside path among Ajanta's caves, the history of two of India's greatest ages and one of its religions envelops us until, in cave 26, we encounter a 23-foot-long sculpture of the recumbent Buddha, a monument to his death and final enlightenment.

    Buddha of the Material World

  • Keiser and his partners have acquired 500 acres of nearby cliffside land for a second course, which will proceed if the links does enough business.

    When Building a Course Makes Sense


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