noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for rockies

sierra, chain, range, Alps, Andes, Himalayas, Rockies, cordillera, massif

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Contemporary Examples of rockies

Historical Examples of rockies

  • “There are very few of those blanket dresses this side of the Rockies,” he said.

    The Greater Power

    Harold Bindloss

  • It is a bird found only in the wilder and higher parts of the Rockies.

  • They too, were on their way to the Rockies, and in radiant holiday humor.

  • The bag with its contents was sent to me by my brother, Fay, who is out in the Rockies.

  • The early night of the Rockies was already cutting them off from the rest of the world.

    The Highgrader

    William MacLeod Raine

British Dictionary definitions for rockies


pl n

another name for the Rocky Mountains
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Word Origin and History for rockies



"the Rocky Mountains," 1827; see rocky.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper