Pennines


Pennines
n. mountain range in England

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Pennines —   [ penaɪnz, englisch], das Penninische Gebirge …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Pennines — Not to be confused with Pennine Alps. The Pennine Mountains of Northern England …   Wikipedia

  • Pennines — p1 Pennines Typische Landschaft in den Pennines Höchster Gipfel Cross Fell (893  …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pennines — Pen·nines (pĕnʹīnz ) also Pennine Chain A range of hills extending about 257 km (160 mi) southward from the Cheviot Hills on the Scottish border to central England. Sometimes called “the backbone of England,” it rises to 893.7 m (2,930 ft) at… …   Universalium

  • Pennines — 54° 42′ 10″ N 2° 29′ 12″ W / 54.7028, 2.48667 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pennines — Pennine (chaîne) ou Pennines (les) chaîne de monts hercyniens usés du N. de l Angleterre (881 m au Cross Fell), qui s étend des monts Cheviot aux Midlands. Riches bassins houillers …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pennines — noun A mountain range stretching through north central England …   Wiktionary

  • Pennines — Pen|nines, the a ↑range of hills in a line down the middle of England from the Scottish border to central England, which are sometimes called the backbone of England …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pennines — /ˈpɛnaɪnz/ (say penuynz) noun the 1. Also, Pennine Chain. a range of low mountains in England extending north from the Trent River in central England. Highest point, Crossfell, 893 m. 2. → Pennine Alps …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pennines — noun a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers • Syn: ↑Pennine Chain • Instance Hypernyms: ↑hill • Part Holonyms: ↑England …   Useful english dictionary


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