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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A steep artificial slope in front of a fortification; A long steep slope or cliff at the edge of a plateau or ridge.

Usage examples (37)
  • The scarp was a tangle of gullies, boulders, and ravines.
  • Halfway up the scarp was a dark horizontal line of bushes, something like a hedge.
  • The Isparta Cay fault scarp, southeast of Sagalassos
  • Far down, on the slope at the foot of the scarp, was for more
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