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Continental Divide, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishContinental Divide, thethe Continental DivideˌContinental Diˈvide, the (also the Great Divide) 🔊 🔊 the chain of high mountains running from north to south in North America. They divide the rivers which flow into the Pacific Ocean from those which flow into the Atlantic Ocean or the Gulf of Mexico.
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