the continental divide of North America; the Rocky Mountains.
any similar continental divide.
the passage from life to death: He crossed the Great Divide before his promise as a poet was recognized.
an important division or difference.
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How to use Great Divide in a sentence
After all, there is a Great Divide between traditionalists and non-traditionalists.
It runs twelve miles, right up to the foot of the Great Divide.Boy Scouts in Glacier Park | Walter Prichard Eaton
"This is about the time we come to the 'Great Divide,'" he said.The Title Market | Emily Post
Meanwhile, her own care was to keep the fragile creature who was living upon hope still on this side of the Great Divide.A Girl of the Klondike | Victoria Cross
He has gone across the Great Divide that separates a subway from an underground and an elevator from a lift.Shandygaff | Christopher Morley
One night a prison surgeon sat by this poor pilgrim's side, and told him that his time had come to cross the Great Divide.Uncle Walt [Walt Mason] | Walt Mason
British Dictionary definitions for Great Divide
another name for the continental divide
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