Great Divide

noun
  1. the continental divide of North America; the Rocky Mountains.
  2. any similar continental divide.
  3. the passage from life to death: He crossed the Great Divide before his promise as a poet was recognized.
  4. an important division or difference.

Origin of Great Divide

1860–65; Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for great divide

Great Divide

noun
  1. another name for the continental divide
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