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  • snowcapped — /snoh kapt /, adj. topped with snow: the snowcapped Alps. Also, snow capped. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • snowcapped — adjective see snowcap * * * /snoh kapt /, adj. topped with snow: the snowcapped Alps. Also, snow capped. [1790 1800] …   Useful english dictionary

  • snowcapped — Synonyms and related words: nival, niveous, snow bearded, snow blanketed, snow capped, snow clad, snow crested, snow drifted, snow driven, snow encircled, snow feathered, snow hung, snow laden, snow lined, snow loaded, snow mantled, snow… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • snowcapped — adj. topped with snow (of a mountain) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Andes Mountains — Mountain system, western South America. One of the great natural features of the globe, the Andes extend north south about 5,500 mi (8,850 km). They run parallel to the Caribbean Sea coast in Venezuela before turning southwest and entering… …   Universalium

  • Geography of Ecuador — Ecuador is a country in western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, for which the country is named.Ecuador encompasses a wide range of natural formations and climates, from the desert like southern coast to the snowcapped… …   Wikipedia

  • Geography of Chile — Continent South America Region Southern Cone Southern Cone Coordinates 30°00 S 70°00 W Area …   Wikipedia

  • Olympus, Mount — [ō lim′pəs, əlim′pəs] 〚L < Gr Olympos〛 1. mountain in N Greece, between Thessaly & Macedonia: c. 9,580 ft (2,920 m): in Greek mythology, the home of the gods 2. Mount 〚after the mountain in Greece〛 highest peak of the Olympic Mountains, NW Wash …   Universalium

  • Bolivia — Bolivian, adj., n. /beuh liv ee euh, boh /; Sp. /baw lee vyah/, n. 1. a republic in W South America. 7,669,868; 404,388 sq. mi. (1,047,370 sq. km). Caps.: La Paz and Sucre. 2. (often l.c.) a twill fabric made of cut pile with lines either in the… …   Universalium

  • Citlaltepetl — /see tlahl tay pet l/, n. Orizaba (def. 1). * * * or Orizaba Volcano, south central Mexico. Reaching 18,406 ft (5,610 m) high, its symmetrical, snowcapped cone is the highest point in Mexico and the third highest peak in North America. The… …   Universalium

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