a mountain range in S Turkey, parallel to the Mediterranean coast: crossed by the Cilician Gates; continued in the northeast by the Anti-Taurus range. Highest peak: Kaldi Dağ, 3734 m (12 251 ft)
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How to use Taurus Mountains in a sentence
There are also large forests on the higher slopes of the Taurus and Anti-Taurus Mountains.
In the early days of the war there was only one bad road, which zigzagged through the Taurus Mountains.The Escaping Club | A. J. Evans
The snow on the Taurus Mountains was not reassuring either, and firewood and coal became almost unobtainable.
There are also extensive volcanic districts in the Taurus Mountains.The Wonder Book of Volcanoes and Earthquakes | Edwin J. Houston
It was the sixth day after leaving Konia, and we were in full view of the Taurus Mountains.By Desert Ways to Baghdad | Louisa Jebb