Cordillera in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Cordillera

a series of mountain ranges that run parallel and serve as the main mountain range of a continent

Examples of Cordillera in a sentence

In North America, the Rocky Mountains and the Sierra Nevada range make up a cordillera that stretches through the west.  🔊

Because it is such an extensive chain of mountain ranges, the cordillera spans most of the country.  🔊

Though not all parts of the combined mountain ranges have volcanos, many peaks of the cordillera have lava flowing from them.  🔊

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