geographical name city NE New Jersey N of Newark population 78,672

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  • Clifton — is an English surname, place name or given name. It means settlement by a cliff in Old English.[1] It may refer to: Contents 1 Places 1.1 Australia …   Wikipedia

  • Clifton — ist der Name folgender Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Clifton (Arizona) Clifton (Colorado) Clifton (Idaho) Clifton (Illinois) Clifton (Indiana) Clifton (Kalifornien) Clifton (Kansas) Clifton (Kentucky) Clifton (Louisiana) Clifton (Maine)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Clifton — Clifton, AZ U.S. town in Arizona Population (2000): 2596 Housing Units (2000): 1087 Land area (2000): 14.853643 sq. miles (38.470756 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.123895 sq. miles (0.320887 sq. km) Total area (2000): 14.977538 sq. miles (38.791643 …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Clifton — puede referirse a varios lugares: Inglaterra: Clifton (Bristol) Estados Unidos: Clifton (Arizona) Clifton (Carolina del Sur) Clifton (Colorado) Clifton (Idaho) Clifton (Illinois) Clifton (Kansas) Clifton (Nueva Jersey) Clifton (Ohio) Clifton… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Clifton — (spr. Kliftn), 1) schöne, durch ihre gesunde Lage ausgezeichnete Vorstadt von Bristol (s.d.), Mineralquellen u. Bäder; 2) Dorf in der englischen Grafschaft Westmoreland, 290 Ew. Hier 1745 Sieg des Herzogs von Cumberland über den Prätendenten; 3)… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Clifton — (spr. klifft n), 1) Vorstadt von Bristol, in reizender und gesunder Lage (s. Bristol 1). – 2) Dorf in der kanadischen Provinz Ontario, bei den Niagarafällen (s. Niagara) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Clifton — • Diocese of England, consisting of Gloucestershire, Somersetshire, and Wiltshire Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Clifton — m English: transferred use of the surname, originally a local name from any of the numerous places named in Old English with the elements clif cliff, slope, riverbank + tūn enclosure, settlement. Use of this as a given name is more recent than… …   First names dictionary

  • Clifton —    CLIFTON, a village, in the late quoad sacra parish of Strathfillan, parish of Killin, county of Perth; containing 159 inhabitants. It lies in the north western portion of the parish, near Tyndrum, and is a small place, formerly occupied by… …   A Topographical dictionary of Scotland

  • Clifton — Clifton1 [klif′tən] n. [< CLIFF + ton, town; hence, lit., town at the cliff] a masculine name Clifton2 [klif′tən] [for the cliffs in the area] city in NE N.J.: pop. 79,000 …   English World dictionary

  • Clifton — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sommaire 1 Patronyme 2 Toponyme 2.1 …   Wikipédia en Français

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