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Related to Great Divide: continental divide
See Continental Divide.
1. A large or major watershed of a landmass.
2. A major point of division, especially death.
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(Physical Geography) another name for the continental divide
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2. the passage from life to death.
3. an important division or difference.
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|Noun||1.||Great Divide - that part of the continental divide formed by the Rocky Mountains in the United States|
continental divide - the watershed of a continent (especially the watershed of North America formed by a series of mountain ridges extending from Alaska to Mexico)
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