Rockies - definition, transcription

Amer.  |ˈrɑːkiz|
Brit.  |ˈrɒkiːz|

noun

- the chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide (syn: rockies)

Examples

Our neighbors spent their vacation hiking the Rockies.

...the towering mountain peaks of the Rockies...

at that time the most advanced outpost was still east of the Rockies

Every summer they are backpacking in the Rockies

We love to ski the Rockies

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