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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.
(Placename) a system of hills in England, extending from the Cheviot Hills in the north to the River Trent in the south: forms the watershed for the main rivers of N England. Highest peak: Cross Fell, 893 m (2930 ft). Also called: the Pennine Chain
the Pennines → les Pennines fpl
pl → Pennines pl, Gebirgszug in Nordengland