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escarpment

noun [C] uk   /ɪˈskɑːp.mənt/  us   /-ˈskɑːrp-/
a steep slope or cliff, such as one that marks the edge of a range of hills
Translations of “escarpment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 陡坡, 懸崖, 峭壁…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陡坡, 悬崖, 峭壁…
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