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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).
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Atlas Mountains

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

Atlas Mountains

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

plAtlas (→ gebirge nt) m
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Atlas Mountains

npl the Atlas Mountainsi Monti dell'Atlante
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