Andes Definition

ăndēz
noun
Andes mountains.
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Synonyms:
land of the condorChilean AndesBolivian AndesPeruvian AndesEcuadorean AndesAndean chainAndean rangecordilleras
pronoun
A mountain range in western South America.
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A mountain system of western South America extending more than 8,000 km (4,970 mi) along the Pacific coast from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego. The Andes rise at many points to more than 6,500 m (21,325 ft).
American Heritage

Origin of Andes

  • From Spanish Andes, perhaps from Quechua andi (“high crest")

    From Wiktionary

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