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ˈpɪr əˌnizPyre·nees

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pyrenees(noun)

    a chain of mountains between France and Spain


  1. Pyrenees(ProperNoun)

    The mountain range separating Spain from France, inhabited by Basques in the west and Catalans in the east.


  1. Pyrenees

    The Pyrenees, also spelled Pyrénées, is a range of mountains in southwest Europe that forms a natural border between France and Spain. It separates the Iberian Peninsula from the rest of continental Europe, and extends for about 491 km from the Bay of Biscay to the Mediterranean. For the most part, the main crest forms a massive divider between France and Spain, with the tiny country of Andorra sandwiched in between. The Crown of Aragon and the Kingdom of Navarre have historically extended on both sides of the mountain range, with small northern portions now in France and much larger southern parts now in Spain. The adjective related to the noun "Pyrenees" in English is Pyrenean.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Pyrenees

    a broad chain of lofty mountains running from the Bay of Biscay, 276 m. eastwards, to the Mediterranean, form the boundary between France and Spain. They are highest in the centre, Mount Maladetta reaching 11,168 ft. The snow-line is about 8000 or 9000 ft., and there are glaciers on the French side. Valleys run up either side, ending in precipitous "pot-holes," with great regularity. The passes are very dangerous from wind and snow storms. The streams to the N. feed the Adour and Garonne; those to the S., the Ebro and Douro. Vegetation in the W. is European, in the E. sub-tropical. Minerals are few, though both iron and coal are worked. The basis of the system is granite with limestone strata superimposed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pyrenees in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pyrenees in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Pyrenees in a Sentence

  1. Thibaut Pinot:

    I thought maybe I could make it but I didn't. I felt that since Sunday in the Pyrenees I could do it and I knew I would have done it but we will never know, it will take time for me to get over it but it's the Tour.

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