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Pyr·e·nees

 (pîr′ə-nēz′)
A mountain range of southwest Europe extending along the French-Spanish border from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean Sea. Pico de Aneto, its highest point, rises to 3,404 m (11,168 ft).

Pyr′e·ne′an adj.
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Pyrenees

(ˌpɪrəˈniːz)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range between France and Spain, extending from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean. Highest peak: Pico de Aneto, 3404 m (11 168 ft)
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Pyr•e•nees

(ˈpɪr əˌniz)

n.pl.
a mountain range between Spain and France. Highest peak, Pico de Aneto, 11,165 ft. (3400 m).
Pyr`e•ne′an, adj.
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Noun1.Pyrenees - a chain of mountains between France and SpainPyrenees - a chain of mountains between France and Spain
France, French Republic - a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe
Espana, Kingdom of Spain, Spain - a parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power
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Translations

Pyrenees

[ˌpɪrəˈniːz] NPL the Pyreneesel Pirineo, los Pirineos
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Pyrenees

[ˌpɪrəˈniːz] npl
the Pyrenees → les Pyrénées fpl
in the Pyrenees → dans les Pyrénées
to the Pyrenees
We went to the Pyrenees → Nous sommes allés dans les Pyrénées.
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Pyrenees

plPyrenäen pl
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Pyrenees

[pɪrəˈniːz] npl the Pyreneesi Pirenei
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NESTLED on the edge of the Pyrenees mountains, the coastal town of Collioure is a medieval hidden gem oozing with charm.
Plastic particles have recently been found inside fish in the deepest recesses of the ocean and blanketing the most pristine snows in the Pyrenees mountains between France and Spain.
Montpelier has previously been an unserved destination on the route network and passengers are now able to enjoy this exciting new city destination and its perfect location not far from the Pyrenees Mountains or the Mediterranean Sea.
This is exactly what researchers recently discovered as they studied the migration patterns and fossilized remains of people from the Bronze Age (beginning in 2500 BC) who navigated over the Pyrenees Mountains to live on the Iberian Peninsula.
Andorra is a tiny, independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains.Ee
The Spaniard edged Miguel Angel Lopez of Colombia at the finish of the short but incredibly demanding 97-kilometer (60-mile) route in the tiny nation of Andorra tucked in the Pyrenees Mountains. Riders faced a constant up-and-down route over six categorized climbs, including a finish atop the beyond-category Coll de la Gallina.
Rick is believed to have been in Andorra, a tiny Principality between Spain and France in the Pyrenees mountains, for business.
Welshman Thomas took the yellow jersey after winning Stage 11 in the Alps this time and never looked back, taking Stage 12 too and then showing his mettle in the Pyrenees mountains as rivals faded.
Thomas and the main peloton trailed over the finish line just over 13 minutes in arrears on what, for them, was a comparatively easy stage ahead of Monday's rest day.Astana, meanwhile, took full advantage of what was set to be a transition stage ahead of three tough days in the Pyrenees mountains starting from Tuesday.
After the relatively flat first nine days, the race will head south and into the Alps and then the Pyrenees Mountains. Today's flat 231-kilometer leg from Fougeres to Chartes is the longest stage of this Tour.
Terrus (1857-1922) was born and died in Elne near the city of Perpignan where he painted the sun-baked Mediterranean coastline as well as the misty foothills of the Pyrenees mountains and local red-tiled homes.
Lyons presents a interpretation of evolving constructions of the landscape in the Pyrenees Mountains during 250 years, by poets, tourists, academics, and others.