Share this entry

Share this page

cordillera

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

Definición de cordillera en inglés:

sustantivo

A system or group of parallel mountain ranges together with the intervening plateaux and other features, especially in the Andes or the Rockies.
Example sentences
  • 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).

Definición de cordillera en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día emulous
Pronunciación: ˈɛmjʊləs
adjective
seeking to emulate someone or something