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EtymologyEdit

Spanish, from Old Spanish cordilla, cordiella, diminutive of cuerda (a rope, string). See cord.

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cordillera (plural cordilleras)

  1. An extensive, continent-wide chain of mountains, especially one in the Americas.
  2. A region of Canada, similar to the Appalachian, but with mostly new mountain ranges.

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EtymologyEdit

Old Spanish cordilla, cordiella, diminutive of cuerda (a rope, string). See English cord.

NounEdit

cordillera f (plural cordilleras)

  1. mountain range, cordillera

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