/ (ˈpɛnaɪnz) /
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a system of hills in England, extending from the Cheviot Hills in the north to the River Trent in the south: forms the watershed for the main rivers of N England. Highest peak: Cross Fell, 893 m (2930 ft)Also called: the Pennine Chain
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How to use Pennines in a sentence
Since leaving the Pennines we had seen no such glacier scenery.Italian Alps|Douglas William Freshfield
For miles there was a succession of hills and valleys, until the vista was terminated by the frowning Pennines.Billy Barcroft, R.N.A.S.|Percy F. Westerman
Danish Northumbria or Deira comprised the lands to the west of the Pennines.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington
Glacial deposits obscure the older rocks over much of the county, they contain travelled stones from the Pennines and Cheviots.
North-country folk are musical, and this district of the Pennines had produced many voices that passed on to cathedral choirs.A harum-scarum schoolgirl|Angela Brazil