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mountain system

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noun
  1. a series of interconnected or geologically related mountain ranges.
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Origin of mountain system

First recorded in 1880–85
Also called mountain chain.
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Historical Examples

  • These arise from its mountain-system, which separates the island into a series of valleys.

    Wanderings in Corsica, Vol. 1 of 2

    Ferdinand Gregorovius