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Front Range

noun
1.
a mountain range extending from central Colorado to S Wyoming: part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Grays Peak, 14,274 feet (4350 meters).
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  • A portale extended along the Front Range, and large vases, with shrubs and flowers, ornamented the balustrade.

    The Rifle Rangers Captain Mayne Reid
  • It will be seen that the Front Range of the mountains is high enough to shut off a great deal of rainfall.

  • The Front Range of the Andes and the course of the Urubamba run parallel for some distance.

  • But it is the Front Range, the snowy pinnacled rampart, which commands profoundest attention.

    The Book of the National Parks Robert Sterling Yard
  • Further, the Front Range is in many places somewhat higher than the mountain spurs and knobs directly behind it.

  • All these specimens from the coastal plain average considerably paler than those from the Front Range and slopes of the mountains.

  • The lower hills and ridges just within the Front Range are relatively dry.

  • The eastern, or Front Range, extends from the Canadian boundary almost without a break to New Mexico.

    Glacier National Park [Montana] United States Dept. of the Interior
  • The fringes of the Front Range were brilliantly golden, while the face of those behind was sparklingly bright.

    Meteorology J. G. M'Pherson

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