bluffs

bluffs see BLUFF (Cf. bluff) (n).

Etymology dictionary. 2014.

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  • Bluffs — Bluffs, IL U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 748 Housing Units (2000): 330 Land area (2000): 1.015041 sq. miles (2.628945 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.015041 sq. miles (2.628945 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bluffs, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 748 Housing Units (2000): 330 Land area (2000): 1.015041 sq. miles (2.628945 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.015041 sq. miles (2.628945 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Bluffs — [blʌfs, blœfs] die (Plur.) <aus gleichbed. engl. bluffs zu bluff »steil, schroff«> hohe, steile Flussufer …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Bluffs — (spr. blöffs), in Nordamerika terrassenförmig 15–50 m ansteigende Plateauränder, die das Überschwemmungsgebiet des Mississippi begrenzen und an einigen Stellen bis dicht an den Fluß herantreten. Alle größern Städte oberhalb New Orleans liegen an… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bluffs — (spr. blöffs), platte Erhebungen in Flußtälern Nordamerikas, insbes. die 15 60 m aufsteigenden Uferstrecken des untern Mississippi …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • bluffs — blÊŒf n. headland, cliff; deceit, deception v. deceive, swindle; mislead adj. ascending steeply; simple and good natured …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Bluffs, Illinois — Geobox|Settlement name = Bluffs native name = other name = category = Village etymology = official name = motto = nickname = image caption = symbol = country = United States state = Illinois region = Scott region type = County district = district …   Wikipedia

  • Bluffs, Indiana — Infobox Settlement official name = Bluffs settlement type = Town motto = imagesize = image caption = mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = image dot dot mapsize = dot map caption = dot x = dot y = pushpin pushpin label position =… …   Wikipedia

  • Council Bluffs, Iowa — Historical: Kanesville, Iowa   City   …   Wikipedia

  • Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts — Cottage City redirects here. For the town in Maryland, see Cottage City, Maryland. Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts   Town   A row of cottages in the Campgrou …   Wikipedia

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