Palisades

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Pal·i·sades

 (păl′ĭ-sādz′)
1. A row of cliffs in northeast New Jersey along the western bank of the Hudson River. Much of the area is parkland.
2. A group of peaks of the Sierra Nevada in east-central California rising to 4,341 m (14,242 ft).

palisades

(ˌpælɪˈseɪdz; ˈpælɪˌseɪdz)
pl n
(Physical Geography) US and Canadian high cliffs in a line, often along a river, resembling a palisade

Pal•i•sades

(ˌpæl əˈseɪdz)

n.pl.
the line of cliffs in NE New Jersey and SE New York extending along the W bank of the lower Hudson River. ab. 15 mi. (24 km) long; 300–500 ft. (91–152 m) high.

pal·i·sades

(păl′ĭ-sādz′)
Geology
A line of high cliffs, especially of basalt, usually along a river.