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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.

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)

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

Pyrenees

[ˌpɪrəˈniːz] NPL the Pyreneesel Pirineo, los Pirineos

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.

Pyrenees

plPyrenäen pl

Pyrenees

[pɪrəˈniːz] npl the Pyreneesi Pirenei
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Some 200 million people, mostly Catholic pilgrims, have visited Lourdes, a small town at the foot of the Pyrenees mountains, since Bernadette Soubirou allegedly met the Virgin Mary while rummaging for bones and dead wood more than 150 years ago.
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During this trip in 2014, he crossed over the Pyrenees Mountains, reaching the most southerly point of Europe, Punta De Tarifa.
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Briton Froome's Welsh wife, Michelle, who was born in Port Talbot, took to social media to accuse former riders Laurent Jalabert and Cedric Vasseur and French sports newspaper, L'Equipe of whipping up a storm about her husband's ride to victory on the opening day in the Pyrenees Mountains.
Then, with just PS5,000 in her pocket and based in a former sheep shed, she launched a new business, combining walking holidays with language courses, in the beautiful Pyrenees mountains.
Andorra, a principality in the Pyrenees Mountains, has imposed withdrawal limits on clients of Banca Privada d'Andorra, or BPA, suspected of money laundering.
And the second part of the trip was an incredible uphill voyage through the breathtaking Pyrenees mountains - between France and Spain.