Sangre de Cristo

[ sang-gree duh-kris-toh; Spanish sahng-grethe krees-taw ]

  1. a mountain range in S Colorado and N New Mexico: a part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Blanca Peak, 14,390 feet (4,385 meters).

Words Nearby Sangre de Cristo Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use Sangre de Cristo in a sentence

  • Brinker sees it––Ever seen the sunset color on Sangre de Cristo?

    The Heart of Thunder Mountain | Edfrid A. Bingham
  • Sangre de Cristo, sharp against the eastern sky, began to change its hue.

    The Heart of Thunder Mountain | Edfrid A. Bingham
  • The country itself changed from flat to hilly as the Sangre de Cristo range once more drew nearer.

  • Farther on we came to the forking of two trails—the more southern one leading up to the Cuchada, to the pass of Sangre de Cristo.

    The Wild Huntress | Mayne Reid
  • There's the Sangre de Cristo; here's where it's going to be.

    The Vision of Elijah Berl | Frank Lewis Nason