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Andes

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geographical name An·des \ˈan-(ˌ)dēz\

Definition of Andes

  1. mountain system of S. America extending along W coast from Panama to Tierra del Fuego — see aconcagua

An·de·an play \ˈan-(ˌ)dē-ən, an-ˈ\ adjective
An·dine play \ˈan-ˌdēn, -ˌdīn\ adjective



ANDES Defined for Kids

Andes

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geographical name An·des \ˈan-dēz\

Definition of Andes

  1. mountain system W South America extending from Panama to the S tip of the continent




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