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A mountain system of western South America extending more than 8,000 km (4,970 mi) from Venezuela to Tierra del Fuego parallel to the Pacific coast. The Andes rise at many points to more than 6,500 m (21,325 ft).

An′de·an (ăn′dē-ən, ăn-dē′ən) adj. & n.


(ænˈdiːən; ˈændɪən)
(Placename) of, relating to, or resembling the Andes


(ˈæn di ən, ænˈdi-)

of or pertaining to the Andes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.Andean - relating to the Andes and their inhabitantsAndean - relating to the Andes and their inhabitants


A. ADJandino
B. CPD Andean high plateau Naltiplanicie f andina, altiplano m (LAm) andino


adjAnden-; Andean countryAndenstaat m
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As such she compared him with herself; and at every discovery of the abundance of his illuminations, and the unmeasurable, Andean altitude of his, she became quite dejected, disheartened from all further effort on her own part whatever.
Part I focusses on three-dimensional statues in churches, which helped Andeans envision the Christian divine, and Part II on two-dimensional paintings, mostly in private homes for personal devotion.
This bidding war, framed by the servicio-merced mentality ("I offer" = servtcio; "you, king, reward me" = merced) and somewhat an extension of the Incan reciprocity-redistribution logic, led Andeans toward a Spanish action-logic.
Rachel Sarah O'Toole opens her book with the question: "How did Africans become 'Blacks' and Andeans become 'Indians' during the long seventeenth century that spilled from the 1600s into the 1700s?
Gabriela Ramos makes a compelling case that death was at the center of the spiritual encounter between Andeans and Spaniards in colonial Peru.
While excavating the temple and sculptures, Benfer discovered several astronomical alignments that suggest Andeans used astronomical signs and constellations to guide their agricultural activities.
But the likelihood of an EU-CAN deal is probably small, especially given the disagreements within the bloc and given market inequalities between the Andeans and the Europeans.
Some of the Andeans may be left in the wild after the others are recaptured at the end of the study to serve as food guides when captive-hatched California condors are released, probably not until at least 1993.
Local Andeans recommended maca and the Spaniards noticed a markedly positive result.
In addition, he gives voice to the many forms of what he labels the "polysensual" history understood by Andeans, which relies upon many forms beyond the written or spoken word.
Most contributors elaborate on the now commonly accepted point that post-conquest Andeans participate(d) in monetarized trade much more broadly and creatively than the long-standing image of the "self-sufficient Indian peasant" had suggested.
While the present volume moves us far beyond earlier models of the interactions between native Andeans and Europeans, this increasing sophistication only points to the need to further disentangle ourselves from the racialized thinking that is as much our own intellectual and cultural legacy as it is a part of Andean history.