Sangre de Cristo Mountains

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San·gre de Cris·to Mountains

 (săng′grē dē krĭs′tō)
A range of the southern Rocky Mountains extending from south-central Colorado to north-central New Mexico and rising to 4,372 m (14,345 ft).
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Sangre de Cristo Mountains

(ˈsæŋɡrɪ də ˈkrɪstəʊ)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in S Colorado and N New Mexico: part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak: Blanca Peak, 4364 m (14 317 ft)
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They converge on the old Spanish village of Chimayo, in the foothills of the Sangre de Christo Mountains. Although the village has been famous for generations for its weavers, most visitors are pilgrims who make their way to the tiny church, El Santuario de Chimayo, widely known as the "Lourdes of America," for the reported miraculous healings that have occurred there.
DESCRIPTION: Vacation in Southwestern, large home situated where the plains meet the Sangre de Christo Mountains. Located near Santa Fe, Taos and Native American pueblos.