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Great Divide

noun
1.
the continental divide of North America; the Rocky Mountains.
2.
any similar continental divide.
3.
the passage from life to death:
He crossed the Great Divide before his promise as a poet was recognized.
4.
an important division or difference.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for Great Divide

Great Divide

noun
1.
another name for the continental divide
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Slang definitions & phrases for Great Divide

great divide

noun phrase

A divorce


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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