Andes definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A mountain system of western South America extending more than 8,045 km (5,000 mi) along the Pacific coast from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego. The Andes rise at many points to more than 6,710 m (22,000 ft).
- Anˈde·an adjective & n.
Andes - Cultural Definition
Mountain system in South America running over 4,500 miles along the entire length of South America's Pacific Ocean coast.
Variant of Andes (Mountains)
mountain system extending the length of W South America: highest peak, Aconcagua