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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.

Pennines

(ˈpɛnaɪnz)
pl n
(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
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Noun1.Pennines - a system of hills in Britain that extend from the Scottish border in the north to the Trent River in the south; forms the watershed for English rivers
England - a division of the United Kingdom
Translations

Pennines

[ˈpɛnaɪnz] npl
the Pennines → les Pennines fpl

Pennines

plPennines pl, Gebirgszug in Nordengland

Pennines

[ˈpɛnaɪnz] npl the Penninesi Pennini
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The only limits to what can be photographed are geographical - all shots must be of the land on the Pennines between the Peak District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks - which takes in parts of Kirklees and Calderdale, including the Holme, Colne and Calder Valleys.
His route followed the east side of the Pennines, starting at Settle and taking in Muker in Swaledale in the Yorkshire Dales, Teesdale, Blanchland, and the central section of Hadrian's Wall via Hexham and Haltwhistle.
PRESERVING THE PEAT BOGS OF THE PENNINES THE North Pennines AONB Partnership's Peatscapes project aims to conserve and enhance the internationally important peatland of the area.
A RESCUE team from the Calder Valley is gearing up for a gruelling race across the Pennines.
A RAILWAY tunnel beneath the Pennines could hold the secret to the North's high-speed rail ambitions - but only if the Government acts now to save it.
In concert with our sister paper across the Pennines, the Manchester Evening News, we're calling for Chancellor George Osborne to re-think the plans when he makes a Budget speech next week and we're urging you to sign our online petition.
There are almost 50 events, including 22 themed guided walks such as South Tyne Plant Discovery, Across the Roof of the Pennines and Geltsdale's Ancient Trees and Flowers.
The ride, resurrected by Kirklees Bridleways Group, aims to showcase the beautiful scenery of the Pennines on horseback.
It's the home of the Pennine Sailing Club, who use the expanse of Winscar Reservoir high in the Pennines as their base.
Their joint exhibition offers a powerful view of the Pennines and is hung in the cafe area at North Light.
AN environment project set up in the Pennines has won a European award.