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- n. A series of mountain ranges stretching across a continent
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. a series of contiguous mountain ranges, generally in parallel or consecutive lines or curves.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A connected series of mountains or conspicuous elevations.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a series of hills or mountains
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The country between Cambodia and Siam is an inclined plane falling off to the sea, beginning from the Khoa Don RÃ¨ke, or highlands of Korat, which constitutes the first platform of the terraces that gradually ascend to the mountain chain of Laos, and thence to the stupendous Himalayas.
There must be a funneling mountain chain that directs it, and sweeps it away for four hundred miles to hit that bald plateau where we found the secondary pole, and 350 miles farther north reaches the Antarctic Ocean.
So he set off gallopping on the gazelle’s trail and gave not over tracking till he reached the foot hills of a mountain chain where the quarry made for a cave.
All the rivers ran between east and west, west and east, and the daunting mountain chain of the Apennines divided peninsular Italy from Italian Gaul all the way from the Adriatic seaboard to the coast of Liguria.
About the grain supply, and how the Apennine mountain chain made it easier for Rome to get her grain from Africa and Sicilia than from Italian Gaul.