Beachy Head

[ bee-chee ]

  1. a chalk headland on the SE coast of England, on the English Channel near Eastbourne, Sussex. 575 feet (175 meters) high.

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How to use Beachy Head in a sentence

  • They had fine blowy days with Nancy up on Beachy Head above the sparkling blue water.

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  • Newhaven is a sickly burg sheltered well to the west of Beachy Head.

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  • Running past Eastbourne, we arrived off the bold, wild-looking point of Beachy Head.

  • The bright revolving light at Beachy Head shone forth astern.

  • Each of these gaps was held and guarded by a castle while the level eastward of Beachy Head was held by Pevensey.

British Dictionary definitions for Beachy Head

Beachy Head

/ (ˈbiːtʃɪ) /

  1. a headland in East Sussex, on the English Channel, consisting of chalk cliffs 171 m (570 ft) high

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