Definition of Andes

1. Noun. A mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast.




Definition of Andes

1. Proper noun. A mountain range in western South America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Andes

Andeans
Andegerebinha
Andernach's ossicles
Anders' disease
Anders Celsius
Andersch's ganglion
Andersch's nerve
Andersen
Andersen's disease
Anderson
Anderson-Collip test
Anderson-Hynes pyeloplasty
Anderson and Goldberger test
Anderson splint
Anderton
Andes
Andhra Pradesh
Andi
Andira inermis
Andoa
Andorra
Andorra la Vella
Andorran
Andorrans
Andover
Andral's decubitus
Andre
Andre-Marie Ampere
Andre Derain
Andre Gide

Literary usage of Andes

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The east- :rn chain of the andes of Colombia preserves ts parallelism with the other two for a considerable distance; but beyond Tunja, in lat. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The Cordillera of the andes borders the Puna to the west, while the Bolivian Cordillera ... are the highest peaks of the central Argentine-Chilean andes. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"From about 18° the andes, like the coast, runs north-west, so that whereas in about 18° S. the crest of the western Cordillera is in 70°W. long., ..."

4. South America: Observations and Impressions by James Bryce Bryce (1912)
"San Martin, screened by the andes, had from his position at Mendoza so skilfully contrived to deceive and perplex the commander of the Spanish army in Chile ..."

5. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1892)
"Dr. G. Wegener read a report upon the International Geographical Exhibition at Bern. Dr. WOLF ON TUE HIGH andes OF ECUADOR ..."

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