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mountain chain Syllabification: moun·tain chain

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of mountain chain in English:


A connected series of mountains.
Example sentences
  • In the 1890s, Norwegian anthropologist Carl Lumholtz set out to explore the Sierra Madre Occidental, a mountain chain that runs from Arizona to central Mexico.
  • New York seemed like a favored spot, since the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers bisected the mountain chain that ran from Canada to Georgia.
  • My destination was Nyinba, a group of villages scattered across the south-facing valleys on the spur of the Takh Himal, a mountain chain bordering Tibet.
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