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cor·niche

 (kôr′nĭsh, kôr-nēsh′)
n.
A road that winds along the side of a steep coast or cliff.

[Short for French route en corniche : route, road + en, on + corniche, rock ledge, cornice (from Italian cornice; see cornice).]

corniche

(ˈkɔːnɪʃ)
n
(Civil Engineering) a coastal road, esp one built into the face of a cliff
[C19: from corniche road, originally the coastal road between Nice and Monte Carlo; see cornice]

cor•niche

(ˈkɔr nɪʃ, kɔrˈniʃ)

n.
a winding road cut into the side of a steep hill or along the face of a coastal cliff.
[1830–40; < French, by ellipsis from route de corniche, route en corniche (corniche rock ledge < Italian; see cornice)]
Translations

corniche

[ˈkɔːniːʃ, kɔːˈniːʃ] N (also corniche road) → corniche f

corniche

nKüstenstraße f
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