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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.
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a range of hills in N England, extending from the S Midlands to the Cheviot Hills. Highest peak, 2930 ft. (893 m).
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|Noun||1.||Pennine Chain - a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers|
England - a division of the United Kingdom
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