Definition of MacDonnell Ranges in English:

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MacDonnell Ranges

Pronunciation: /məkˌdänl ˈrānjəz/
A series of mountain ranges extending west from Alice Springs in Northern Territory, Australia. The highest peak is Mount Zeil, which rises to a height of 5,023 feet (1,531 m).

Origin

Named after Sir Richard MacDonnell, governor of South Australia when John McDouall Stuart explored the ranges in 1860.

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Syllabification: Mac·Don·nell Rang·es

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