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mesa

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Geography
mesame‧sa /ˈmeɪsə/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 SGa hill with a flat top and steep sides, in the southwestern US
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mesaThey'd lope out to a mesa two miles away and walk back.There was a mild breeze twisting up the canyons, switching back and forth across the mesa.Off the mesa, the setting sun was more apparent.The last hundred feet of elevation form a near-vertical cliff, effectively turning the mesa into an imposing dark fortress.That was because of this little mountain, this mesa outside Big Spring.
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