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[rok-eez] /ˈrɒk iz/
noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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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


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

"the Rocky Mountains," 1827; see rocky.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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