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Atlas Mountains

plural noun
1.
a mountain range in NW Africa, extending through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Highest peak, Mt. Tizi, 14,764 feet (4500 meters).
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  • Make roads in the Atlas Mountains, when I cannot get out of my own house!

  • Almonds are one of the staple articles of trade in the Atlas Mountains.

    Mogreb-el-Acksa R. B. Cunninghame Graham
  • I can take you to Meskala, from which you can see the Atlas Mountains.

    Captain Brassbound's Conversion George Bernard Shaw
  • Captain Brassbound: are there any charwomen in the Atlas Mountains?

    Captain Brassbound's Conversion George Bernard Shaw
  • Going toward the south, one passes, almost without a break, from the Atlas Mountains to Scandinavia.

    The Argentine Republic

    Pierre Denis
  • All day we have been in sight of the African coast, the Atlas Mountains making one continuous range.

  • A huge dragon-fly passed on its journey towards the far blue range of the Atlas Mountains.

    Bye-Ways

    Robert Smythe Hichens
  • Even the lesser mountain chains were capped with glaciers, including the Atlas Mountains in northern Africa.

    Men of the Old Stone Age Henry Fairfield Osborn
  • We are inclined to think it is the latter, which grows principally on the Atlas Mountains.

  • He has been able to cross by train the forest-clad heights of the Atlas Mountains, where clear brooks murmur among the trees.

    From Pole to Pole

    Sven Anders Hedin
British Dictionary definitions for Atlas Mountains

Atlas Mountains

plural noun
1.
a mountain system of N Africa, between the Mediterranean and the Sahara. Highest peak: Mount Toubkal, 4165 m (13 664 ft)
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