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bluff

1. a steep promontory, bank, or cliff, esp one formed by river erosion on the outside bend of a meander
2. (of a bank, cliff, etc.) presenting a steep broad face

bluff

[bləf]
(geography)
A steep, high bank.
A broad-faced cliff.
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To that end Pine Bluff Rising has reached out to Bobbie Morgan, the new director of the Pine Bluff/Jefferson County Library System, about perhaps setting up a recording booth so community members can share their stories and their memories of the hotel and the times in which the hotel originally flourished.
The difference between a bluff and a semi bluff is that with the latter you have a chance, thoughanoftenlimitedone,ofimprovingyour hand to a winnable one through the cards that are dealt after the bluff.
That work paid off for Poplar Bluff and for the state today.
What: Distilling History Series sponsored by Lake Bluff History Museum
The tribe's way of doing business and their Downstream Casino Resort provide a promising template to replicate in Pine Bluff.
Located within Northern Michigan's idyllic Manistee County, The Bluffs on Manistee Lake allows potential owners to take full advantage of everything that the area has to offer including miles of beautiful beaches along Lake Michigan, inland lakes, world class fishing, hundreds of miles of biking and hiking trails, and several nearby golf courses, among other perks.
Indian Army Chief Gen Bipin Rawat Friday said the force was ready to call Pakistan's 'nuclear bluff' and cross the border to carry out any operation if asked by the government, according to Indian media outlets.
International Business Times reached out to the City of Poplar Bluff, as well as the Poplar Bluff Police Department, but had not received a response about Kearbey's arrest, or job status, at the time this article was published.
The bluff has been written about and noted in geologic literature more often than any other site in Coastal Georgia (Veatch and Stephenson 1911).
As part of the transaction, Bluff Point Associates Managing director Kevin Fahey will join the Consolo Services Group board of directors.
The increases are needed to repay municipal bonds the city plans to issue to fund the bulk of a multimillion-dollar effort to stabilize a failing bluff just north of the city's transfer station.