HyperDic: rockies

English > 1 sense of the word Rockies:
NOUNobjectRockies, Rocky Mountainsthe chief mountain range of western North America
Rockies > pronunciation
Soundsraa'kiyz
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > Rockies: 1 sense > noun 1, object
MeaningThe chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide.
SynonymRocky Mountains
Instance ofrange, mountain range, range of mountains, chain, mountain chain, chain of mountainsA series of hills or mountains
Part ofNorth AmericaA continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
PartsMount ElbertThe highest peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,431 feet high)
Pike's PeakA mountain peak in the Rockies in central Colorado (14,109 feet high)
San Juan MountainsA mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains
Selkirk MountainsA range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia
Wheeler PeakA mountain peak in northeastern New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains
SpanishMontañas Rocosas
CatalanRocky Mountains

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