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Cor·dil·le·ra Cen·tral(kôr′dĭl-yĕr′ə sĕn-träl′, -dē-yĕ′rä)
1. A discontinuous series of mountain ranges in the northern Andes between the Cordillera Occidental and the Cordillera Oriental.
2. A mountain range of central Dominican Republic.
3. A mountain range of northern Luzon, Philippines.
4. A mountain range of south-central Puerto Rico.
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Cor•di•lle•ra Cen•tral(ˌkɔr ðiˈyɛ rɑ sɛnˈtrɑl)
1. a mountain range in Colombia: part of the Andes. Highest peak, Huila, 18,700 ft. (5700 m).
2. a mountain range in the Dominican Republic. Highest peak, 10,414 ft. (3174 m).
3. a mountain range in N Peru, E of the Marañón River: part of the Andes.
4. a mountain range in Luzon, Philippines. Highest peak, 9606 ft. (2928 m).
5. a mountain range in central Puerto Rico. Highest peak, 4389 ft. (1338 m).
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