Origin of cordillera
Examples from the Web for cordillera
Historical Examples of cordillera
Cordillera genera of plants have also, somehow, reached the Silla of Caracas.More Letters of Charles Darwin
We were not yet certain by which pass the caravan might cross the great Cordillera.The Wild Huntress
The western one nearer the coast is called the Cordillera, or the Coast Range.The Prehistoric World
E. A. Allen
He also proposed a trip into the Cordillera in search of wild cattle.
They exist also in Chili, on the plains at the foot of the Cordillera of the Andes.
Word Origin for cordillera
1704, from Spanish, "mountain chain," from cordilla, in Old Spanish "string, rope," diminutive of cuerda, from Latin chorda "cord, rope" (see cord).