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Pen·nines(pĕn′īnz′) also Pennine Chain
A range of hills extending about 260 km (160 mi) southward from the Cheviot Hills on the Scottish border to central England. Sometimes called "the backbone of England," it rises to 893 m (2,930 ft) at Cross Fell.
a range of hills in N England, extending from the S Midlands to the Cheviot Hills. Highest peak, 2930 ft. (893 m).