Andes

geographical name An·des \ ˈan-(ˌ)dēz \

Definition of Andes

mountain system of South America extending along its western coast from Panama to Tierra del Fuego
Note: The sources of the Amazon, Orinoco, Pilcomayo, Magdalena, and Cauca rivers are located in the Andes.
— see aconcagua

Andean

play \ˈan-(ˌ)dē-ən, an-ˈ\ adjective

Andine

play \ˈan-ˌdēn, -ˌdīn\ adjective

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