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Rockies

[rok-eez] /ˈrɒk iz/
noun
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Rockies

/ˈrɒkɪz/
plural noun
1.
another name for the Rocky Mountains

Rocky Mountains

plural noun
1.
the chief mountain system of W North America, extending from British Columbia to New Mexico: forms the Continental Divide. Highest peak: Mount Elbert, 4399 m (14 431 ft). Mount McKinley (6194 m (20 320 ft)), in the Alaska Range, is not strictly part of the Rocky Mountains
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Word Origin and History for Rockies
n.

"the Rocky Mountains," 1827; see rocky.

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