Definition of Cascades

1. Noun. A mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range.

Definition of Cascades

1. Noun. (plural of cascade) ¹

2. Verb. (third-person singular of cascade) ¹

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Definition of Cascades

1. cascade [v] - See also: cascade

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cascades

casbene synthetase
cascade aeration
cascade down
cascade everlasting
cascade liquefier
cascade penstemon
cascade transformer
cascades (current term)
cascades frog
cascading menu
cascara amara
cascara buckthorn
cascara sagrada

Literary usage of Cascades

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Forest Physiography: Physiography of the United States and Principles of by Isaiah Bowman (1911)
"The western and eastern borders of the cascades descend steeply to the Sound ... The eastern border of the cascades is particularly well marked in central ..."

2. Marvels of the New West: A Vivid Portrayal of the Stupendous Marvels in the by William Makepeace Thayer (1887)
"They consist of a succession of eight o ten cascades of varying height, the highest, perhaps, fifty feet. Thi water has cut a narrow channel through the ..."

3. The Great American Wilderness: Touring America's National Parks by Larry H. Ludmer (2000)
"There are more than 300 glaciers in North cascades alone. ... These tower above the valley where the North cascades Highway (SR 20) runs, taking you into ..."

4. The History of Minnesota: From the Earliest French Explorations to the by Edward Duffield Neill (1858)
"The scenery at the cascades presents the singular combination of wild grandeur and ... The fall is in a series of cascades through a narrow gorge, ..."

5. A Historical Survey of Algebraic Methods of Approximating the Roots of by Martin Andrew Nordgaard (1922)
"ROLLE'S METHOD OF cascades A considerable contribution to the location of roots ... He invented a method of finding roots, called the "Method of cascades"; ..."

6. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and by Washington Irving, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1849)
"cascades.—Beaver valleys.—Beavers at work—their architecture—their modes of felling trees ... Sometimes the travellers passed beneath cascades which pitched ..."

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