Bitterroot Range


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Bit·ter·root Range

 (bĭt′ər-ro͞ot′, -ro͝ot′)
A rugged chain of the Rocky Mountains along the Idaho-Montana border, rising to over 3,460 m (11,360 ft). The Bitterroot River rises in the central part of the range and flows about 135 km (85 mi) northward to the Clark Fork River near Missoula, Montana.

Bit′terroot Range`


n.
a mountain range between Idaho and Montana, a part of the Rocky Mountains: highest peak, 11,393 ft. (3473 m).
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On the other side of the buffering spine of the Bitterroot Range, people were waking up to alarm clocks, driving to work with mugs of coffee sloshing between their legs.
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Now that lift can be a visitor's ticket to the new Silver Mountain Ice Skating Center, an outdoor rink in a mountain meadow outside the Mountain Haus Lodge, with views of the northern Bitterroot Range and Cabinet Mountains.
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