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Word of the Day 06/06/18 Cordillera

Cordillera (noun)
cordillera [kawr-dl-yair-uh, -air-uh, kawr-dil-er-uh]


noun
1. a chain of mountains, usually the principal mountain system or mountain axis of a large landmass.

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Origin: 1695–1705; < Spanish, derivative of cordilla, diminutive of cuerda string, mountain range (< Latin chorda); see cord

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