cordillera

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cor·dil·le·ra

noun \ˌkr-dəl-ˈyer-ə, -də-ˈler- also kr-ˈdi-lə-rə\

Definition of CORDILLERA

:  a system of mountain ranges often consisting of a number of more or less parallel chains
cor·dil·le·ran \-ˈyer-ən, -ˈler-, -ˈdi-lə-rən\ adjective

Origin of CORDILLERA

Spanish
First Known Use: 1704

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