Definición de cordillera en inglés:

cordillera

Saltos de línea: cor|dil¦lera
Pronunciación: /ˌkɔːdɪˈljɛːrə
 
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sustantivo

A system or group of parallel mountain ranges together with the intervening plateaux and other features, especially in the Andes or the Rockies.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In the western part, the Andean cordillera (system of mountain ranges) extends from north to south.
  • Great mountain ranges known as cordilleras divide Spain into distinct natural regions.
  • The mighty Andes Mountains divide into three long ranges - called cordilleras - that run the length of the country.

Origen

early 18th century: from Spanish, from cordilla, diminutive of cuerda 'cord', from Latin chorda (see cord).

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