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Pyrenees

[ pir-uh-neez ]
/ ˈpɪr əˌniz /
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plural noun
a mountain range between Spain and France. Highest peak, Pic de Néthou, 11,165 feet (3,400 meters).
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OTHER WORDS FROM Pyrenees

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British Dictionary definitions for Pyrenees

Pyrenees
/ (ˌpɪrəˈniːz) /

pl n
a mountain range between France and Spain, extending from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean. Highest peak: Pico de Aneto, 3404 m (11 168 ft)
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Cultural definitions for Pyrenees

Pyrenees
[ (pir-uh-neez) ]

Mountain chain in southwestern Europe, between France and Spain, extending from the Bay of Biscay on the west to the Mediterranean Sea on the east.

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