Atlas Mountains


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Atlas Mountains

A system of ranges and plateaus of northwest Africa extending from southwest Morocco to northern Tunisia between the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea and rising to 4,167 m (13,671 ft).

Atlas Mountains

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(Placename) a mountain system of N Africa, between the Mediterranean and the Sahara. Highest peak: Mount Toubkal, 4165 m (13 664 ft)

At′las Moun′tains


n.pl.
a mountain range in NW Africa, extending through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Highest peak, Mt. Tizi, 14,764 ft. (4500 m).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Atlas Mountains - a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara DesertAtlas Mountains - a mountain range in northern Africa between the Mediterranean and the Sahara Desert; extends from southwestern Morocco to northern Tunisia
Algeria, Algerie, Democratic and Popular Republic of Algeria - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean Sea with a population that is predominantly Sunni Muslim; colonized by France in the 19th century but gained autonomy in the early 1960s
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
Republic of Tunisia, Tunisia - a republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956; "southern Tunisia is mostly desert"
Translations

Atlas Mountains

npl
the Atlas Mountains → les monts mpl de l'Atlas, l'Atlas m

Atlas Mountains

plAtlas (→ gebirge nt) m

Atlas Mountains

npl the Atlas Mountainsi Monti dell'Atlante
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The history of this fine fellow would take up too much time just now; let it suffice to say that Roustan is a thoroughbred barb from the Atlas mountains, and a Barbary horse is as good as an Arab.
An engineer from Shrewsbury will be travelling to North Africa to trek the highest peak in the Atlas Mountains, Mount Toubkal, to raise money for SSAFA, the Armed Forces charity.
NOON After a walk in the Toubkal National Park in The Atlas Mountains, near Marrakesh, I would head to Kasbah Tamadot near Asni village for delicious long lunch.
As part of the Berber Experience package guests will have an opportunity to explore the villages of the Atlas Mountains, where they will be served a lunch in a local home and learn firs about the lifestyle and culture of the Berber.
Harry and Meghan during a henna ceremony for the duchess at the Education For All boarding house in the Atlas Mountains TIM WHITBY
Harry and Meghan during a henna ceremony for the Duchess at the Education For All boarding house, in the Atlas Mountains Picture: TIM WHITBY
<B The Duke and Duchess of Sussex during a Henna ceremony in Asni Town, Atlas Mountains in Morocco yesterday Tim Rooke
Meghan, who had earlier been given the traditional henna tatt to bring luck to the baby she is expecting, looked entranced as she met Rania and Ayhana Minejem in Asni in the Atlas Mountains .
The two women were spotted with three men in their hotel in Marrakesh before heading to the Atlas Mountains for a hike.
(TAP) - Two female tourists from Norway and Denmark were found dead on Monday in the Atlas Mountains in central Morocco, with both having neck wounds caused by knives, the country's interior ministry said.
Morocco's Atlas Mountains are nearly as high as any in the Alps - and so are their ski resorts.
While temperatures average around 100[degrees]F in the summer in Ain Sefra, which is located in a broad valley within the Atlas Mountains, December's high is typically near 50[degrees]F.

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