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cliff dwelling

  • Prehistoric (mostly North-American Indian) archaeological site occupied by man and built on rock ledges or in the natural recesses of canyon walls and cliffs.
German: Felsensiedlung
French: habitat troglodyte
Italian: insediamento rupestre
Spanish: asentamiento ruprestre
Portuguese: assentamento rupreste

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