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Cliff rose   /klɪf roʊz/   Listen
Cliff rose

Tufted thrift of seacoasts and mountains of north temperate zone; occasionally grown as a ground cover.  Synonyms: Armeria maritima, sea pink.

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"Cliff rose" Quotes from Famous Books

... said, and the grip of his hands on hers, tightened. "Lady Ingleby—we stood like this together, you and I, on a fast narrowing strip of sand. The cruel sea swept up, relentless. A high cliff rose in front—our only refuge. I held you thus, and said: 'We must climb—or drown.' Do you remember?—I say it now, again. The only possible right thing to do is steep and difficult; but we must climb. We must mount above our lower selves; away from this narrowing strip of dangerous sand; away ...
— The Mistress of Shenstone • Florence L. Barclay

... with a pointed spire stood on the highest point of the cliff, close to the town. Behind the cliff rose a hill of some height, upon which the better houses, with red-tiled roofs, were situated. A wide road led ...
— Across Unknown South America • Arnold Henry Savage Landor

Words linked to "Cliff rose" :   sea pink, thrift

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