from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A range of the western Andes with branches in western Colombia and along the Pacific coast of Peru.
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Mining activities in the Cordillera Occidental pollute the water bodies and poorly drained areas.
Sonso and Rio Claro; on the west, the same diocese, along the mountain chain of the Cordillera Occidental; on the south, the