Cantabrian Mountains

Cantabrian Mountains
geographical name mountains N & NW Spain running E-W near coast of Bay of Biscay — see Cerredo

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  • Cantabrian Mountains — Spanish: Cordillera Cantábrica Range …   Wikipedia

  • Cantabrian Mountains — [kan tā′brē ən] mountain range in N & NW Spain, parallel to the Bay of Biscay: highest peak, 8,687 ft (2,648 m) * * * Mountain range, northern Spain. The mountains, which extend about 180 mi (300 km), are geologically of similar origin to the… …   Universalium

  • Cantabrian Mountains — [kan tā′brē ən] mountain range in N & NW Spain, parallel to the Bay of Biscay: highest peak, 8,687 ft (2,648 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Cantabrian Mountains — noun a range of mountains in northern Spain along the coast of the Bay of Biscay • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains • Part Holonyms: ↑Spain …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cantabrian Mountains — /kænˌtæbriən ˈmaʊntənz/ (say kan.tabreeuhn mowntuhnz) plural noun a mineral rich mountain chain in northern Spain …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cantabrian — may refer to:* People from modern Cantabria and things relating to this autonomous community in Spain. **Cantabrian Mountains, mountain range in Northern Spain. **Cantabrian Sea, southern end of the Bay of Biscay. ** Cantabrian language, also… …   Wikipedia

  • Cantabrian brown bear — The Cantabrian brown bears are a group of Eurasian brown bears ( Ursus actos arctos ) living in the Cantabrian Mountains of Spain. Females weigh, on average, 85kg but can reach a weight of 150kg. Males average 115kg though can weigh as much as… …   Wikipedia

  • Cantabrian mythology — It seems that the native Cantabrian mythology connected, from the beginning and with the passing of the years, with Celtic and Roman mythology becoming partly related with legends and traditions from the rest of the Cantabrian Mountains. In most… …   Wikipedia

  • Cantabrian Wars — Infobox Military Conflict conflict= Astur Cantabrian Wars partof= caption= Territories of the Iberian Peninsula where the Astur Cantabrian Wars took place date= 29 19 BC place= Ancient Cantabria and Asturias casus= territory= Cantabria and… …   Wikipedia

  • Basque Mountains — Geobox | Range name=Basque Mountains image caption=Alluitz, typical limestone mountain of the Basque range country=Spain region=Iberian Peninsula parent= geology=limestone |orogeny= border=Cantabrian Mountains |border1=Pyrenees area= | length= |… …   Wikipedia

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