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Rocky Mountainsalso Rock·ies (rŏk′ēz)
A major mountain system of western North America extending about 3,200 km (2,000 mi) from northern British Columbia to central New Mexico and rising to 4,399 m (14,433 ft) at Mount Elbert in central Colorado. The system includes numerous ranges and forms the Continental Divide. The Rocky Mountain Trench runs along the western side of the mountains in British Columbia, Canada.
(Placename) the chief mountain system of W North America, extending from British Columbia to New Mexico: forms the Continental Divide. Highest peak: Mount Elbert, 4399 m (14 431 ft). Mount McKinley (6194 m (20 320 ft)), in the Alaska Range, is not strictly part of the Rocky Mountains
a mountain system in W North America, extending NW from central New Mexico through W Canada to N Alaska. Highest peak in U.S., Mount Elbert, 14,43l ft. (4399 m); highest peak in Canada, Mount Robson, 12,972 ft. (3954 m). Also called Rockies.
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|Noun||1.||Rocky Mountains - the chief mountain range of western North America; extends from British Columbia to northern New Mexico; forms the continental divide|
Mount Elbert - the highest peak in the Rocky Mountains in central Colorado (14,431 feet high)
North America - a continent (the third largest) in the western hemisphere connected to South America by the Isthmus of Panama
Pike's Peak - a mountain peak in the Rockies in central Colorado (14,109 feet high)
San Juan Mountains - a mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains
Selkirk Mountains - a range of the Rocky Mountains in southeastern British Columbia
Wheeler Peak - a mountain peak in northeastern New Mexico in the Rocky Mountains