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A range of northern Spain extending about 480 km (300 mi) along the coast of the Bay of Biscay from the Pyrenees to Cape Finisterre. It rises to 2,648 m (8,688 ft) at Torre de Cerredo.
(Placename) a mountain chain along the N coast of Spain, consisting of a series of high ridges that rise over 2400 m (8000 ft): rich in minerals (esp coal and iron). Also called: the Cantabrians