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Uinta Mountains

[yoo-in-tuh] /yuˈɪn tə/
plural noun
1.
a mountain range in NE Utah, part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Kings Peak, 13,498 feet (4115 meters).
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  • The range of uinta as now understood is restricted to the southern and western parts of the Uinta Mountains and their environs.

  • The first and oldest form is the Uintatherium, which takes its name from the Uinta Mountains.

    Extinct Monsters H. N. Hutchinson
  • Far in the distant south, scarcely to be distinguished from the blue clouds on the horizon, stand the Uinta Mountains.

  • Taking up our cache, we pass down to the foot of the Uinta Mountains and in a cold storm go into camp.

  • There is a long spur running out from the Uinta Mountains toward the south, and the river runs lengthwise through it.

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Uinta Mountains

/jʊˈɪntə/
plural noun
1.
a mountain range in NE Utah: part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak: Kings Peak, 4123 m (13 528 ft)
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