Definition of Andes in English :

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Andes meaning in English

Meaning of Andes in English

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1. andes

a mountain range in South America running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast

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plural noun
a major mountain system of South America, extending for about 7250 km (4500 miles) along the entire W coast, with several parallel ranges or cordilleras and many volcanic peaks: rich in minerals, including gold, silver, copper, iron ore, and nitrates. Average height: 3900 m (13 000 ft). Highest peak: Aconcagua, 6961 m (22 838 ft)

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A mountain system of western South America extending more than 8,000 km (4,970 mi) from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego parallel to the Pacific coast. The Andes rise at many points to more than 6,500 m (21,325 ft).

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