Atlas Mountains
geographical name mountains NW Africa extending from SW Morocco to NE Tunisia; its highest peaks are in the Grand, or High, Atlas in SW central Morocco — see toubkal (Jebel)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Atlas Mountains — a line of mountains in North Africa that stretches across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Atlas Mountains — mountain system in NW Africa, extending c. 1,500 mi (2,414 km) across Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia: highest peak (in Morocco), c. 13,600 ft (4,145 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Atlas Mountains — For other uses, see Mount Atlas. Atlas Mountains Range Toubkal Mountain in Toubkal National Park in the High Atlas …   Wikipedia

  • Atlas Mountains — a mountain range in NW Africa, extending through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Highest peak, Mt. Tizi, 14,764 ft. (4500 m). * * * Mountain system, northwestern Africa. It extends some 1,200 mi (2,000 km) from the Moroccan port of Agadir in the… …   Universalium

  • Atlas Mountains — noun a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atlas Mountains — noun A mountain range located in northwest Africa, occupying portions of Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia …   Wiktionary

  • ATLAS MOUNTAINS —    a range in N. Africa, the highest 11,000 feet, the GREATER in Morocco, the LESSER extending besides through Algeria and Tunis, and the whole system extending from Cape Nun, in Morocco, to Cape Bon, in Tunis …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Atlas Mountains — mtn. range, NW Africa …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Atlas Mountains — n. mountain range located in west Africa …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Atlas Mountains — At′las Moun′tains n. pl. geg a mountain range in NW Africa, extending through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Highest peak, Mt. Tizi, 14,764 ft. (4500 m) …   From formal English to slang

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