Blue Mountains


plural noun
  1. a range of low mountains in NE Oregon and SE Washington.

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How to use Blue Mountains in a sentence

  • He looked away at the Blue Mountains on the horizon; then his gaze dropped to the chimney-top below the pasture.

    Summer | Edith Wharton
  • Beneath the lower limbs of the pine, and over the wall, one saw the Blue Mountains framed like a Japanese print.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
  • But the lone pine and the Blue Mountains gave a bright, sharp quality to the landscape which was quite unlike Millet.

    The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
  • We were glad to see how fair La Superba could be, with her terraced gardens, many villas, and noble background of Blue Mountains.

    Italian Days and Ways | Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
  • The misty Blue Mountains of the range toward Shasta Peak formed the abiding background of every view.

British Dictionary definitions for Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

pl n
  1. a mountain range in the US, in NE Oregon and SE Washington. Highest peak: Rock Creek Butte, 2773 m (9097 ft)

  2. a mountain range in the Caribbean, in E Jamaica: Blue Mountain coffee is grown on its slopes. Highest peak: Blue Mountain Peak, 2256 m (7402 ft)

  1. a plateau in SE Australia, in E New South Wales: part of the Great Dividing Range. Highest part: about 1134 m (3871 ft)

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