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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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AndMark acquired Hidden Bluffs with a USD 3.78 m mortgage originated by Berkadia Commercial Mortgage.
The channel that the river abandoned evolved into a swamp at the base of the Pine Hills Bluff, part of the Ozark Hills of Southern Illinois.
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.
Burgstrum, who is one of a handful of remaining members of the Council Bluffs chapter of the Odd Fellows, wanted to sell the antique because he was trying to raise money to pay the property taxes on the fraternal organisation's hall.
"Griffin Pipe, which employs 300 people and has a total payroll of $23 million, is an important part of the Council Bluffs manufacturing community," said Terry Bailey, Pottawattamie County Growth Alliance.
HomeBanc, a wholly-owned unit of HomeBancorp Inc, runs seven retail offices in Clearwater, Lake Mary, Lakewood Ranch (Sarasota), Belleair Bluffs and in Tampa at Rocky Point, on Dale Mabry and in Westchase.
Verizon Wireless said customers can now access its high-speed wireless broadband network while travelling in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area.
The ball-side "trapper" (TT4) uses a technique called "bluff and retreat" and eventually comes up to trap the ballhandler (with WW3).
RECENTLY I have explained the different types of bluff you can use.
As a five-decade summer visitor and part-time resident, Nelson understands firsthand the lure of Oak Bluffs and its surrounding communities.
Crider, president and CEO of The Alliance, points out that Pine Bluffs Chamber of Commerce is one of the oldest in Arkansas, if not the country, having been established in 1911.
YOU CAN sum up life in two words: 'Everybody bluffs'.