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Origin of continental divide
Words nearby continental divide
Example sentences from the Web for continental divide
The blaze, which is burning at an elevation of 9,000 feet and across both sides of the continental divide, forced Rocky Mountain National Park to close.Colorado is fighting its largest wildfire in history. Other massive blazes are close behind.|Umair Irfan|October 22, 2020|Vox
Bridging the divide between the police and those who distrust them will take more than protests and symbolic gestures.
Divide batter into prepared ramekins, place ramekins on a baking sheet, and bake about 20 minutes.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Divide the dough in half and very gently pat each half into a round 1-inch-thick disk.
“You can castigate the leaders; you can try and divide us by generation,” he said.Sharpton Recalls Civil Rights Struggle in DC March Against Police Violence|Ben Jacobs|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
There is an extreme demonstration of this divide in the nation.
Sweden excluded British goods, conformably to the continental system established by Bonaparte.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
His head fell back limp on MacRae's arm, and the rest of the message went with the game old Dutchman across the big divide.
It has long been the custom for advertisers in the continental journals to typify their wares.
Still a-shiver at dawn, I saddled up and loped for the crest of the nearest divide to get the benefit of the first sun-rays.
I remember him saying once—it was at the Zoo—what a pity it was he hadn't enough to divide among the whole Cabinet.First Plays|A. A. Milne
British Dictionary definitions for continental divide
Scientific definitions for continental divide
Cultural definitions for continental divide
An imaginary geographic line defined by the fact that water poured on one side of it would ultimately flow into the ocean on one side of a continent, while water poured on the other side of the line would flow into the ocean on the other side of the continent.