Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the Andes, a great system of mountains extending along the Pacific coast of South America, and sometimes regarded as including the highlands of Central America and Mexico.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to the Andes.
- adj. relating to the Andes and their inhabitants
- Andes + -an, from Spanish, perhaps from Quechua andi ("high crest") (Wiktionary)
“Spectacled bears are native to South America and are sometimes called Andean bears, after the mountain range they occupy.”
“With stores strategically located in long-ignored barrios and provincial towns, Topitop's sales have expanded six-fold since 2001, earning it the nickname "the Andean Zara.”
“The three so-called Andean economies—Peru, Chile and Colombia—were set to combine their stock markets this year to attract more investors, but all three have tripped up, falling by between 5% and 8% so far this year.”
“But no, they have carried over the trade sanctions that the Bush team had imposed on Bolivia under the so-called Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act (ATPDEA), "de-certified" Bolivia as not co-operating in the "War on Drugs," and still refuse to disclose exactly whom they are funding in Bolivia - i. e, which opposition groups - with money from the U.S. State Department.”
“But no, they have carried over the trade sanctions that the Bush team had imposed on Bolivia under the so-called Andean Trade Promotion and Drug Eradication Act ATPDEA, "de-certified" Bolivia as not co-operating in the "War on Drugs," and still refuse to disclose exactly whom they are funding in Bolivia - i.e, which opposition groups - with money from the U.S.”
“Pudus (also called the Andean dwarf deer) once ranged widely through the foothills, valleys, and lowlands of the Andes.”
“Andean Community of Nations (CAN) note - formerly known as the Andean Group (AG), the Andean Parliament, and most recently as the Andean Common Market (Ancom) address - c/o General Secretariat of the Andean Community, Paseo de la”
“Andean Community of Nations (CAN): note - formerly known as the Andean”
“Of the six species of flamingo in the world, the Andean is the rarest.”
“A second program, also extended under the legislation, enacted in 1991 and known as the Andean Trade Preferences Act, provides duty-free treatment to Colombia, Ecuador and Peru as a means of helping those countries develop economic alternatives to drug production and trafficking.”
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