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Rockies

[rok-eez] /ˈrɒk iz/
noun
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  • “There are very few of those blanket dresses this side of the Rockies,” he said.

    The Greater Power Harold Bindloss
  • It is a bird found only in the wilder and higher parts of the Rockies.

  • They too, were on their way to the Rockies, and in radiant holiday humor.

  • The bag with its contents was sent to me by my brother, Fay, who is out in the Rockies.

  • The early night of the Rockies was already cutting them off from the rest of the world.

    The Highgrader William MacLeod Raine
British Dictionary definitions for Rockies

Rockies

/ˈrɒkɪz/
plural noun
1.
another name for the Rocky Mountains
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Rockies
n.

"the Rocky Mountains," 1827; see rocky.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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