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Pyrenees

Syllabification: Pyr·e·nees
Pronunciation: /ˈpirəˌnēz
 
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Definition of Pyrenees in English:

A range of mountains that extends along the border between France and Spain from the Atlantic coast to the Mediterranean Sea. Its highest peak is Pico de Aneto in northern Spain, which rises to a height of 11,168 feet (3,404 m).

Derivatives

Pyrenean

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Pronunciation: /ˌpirəˈnēən/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Out of the French offerings, I liked Pyrenean Chèvre (semi-soft, sweet flavour) and the Toblerone-shaped Bleut.
  • A line of Alpine cress or maybe Pyrenean scurvy grass ran from an arched mine - level entrance.
  • Baqueira is an upmarket Pyrenean ski resort frequented by the Spanish royal family.

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