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Andes

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Definition South America mountain range that is the world's longest — running 5000 miles along the Pacific coast
  • Unless the rumors from the Andes are true.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • I thought you were in the Andes, looking for your relatives.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • In South America he made similar discoveries high up in the mountains of the Andes.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie's World
  • Little baggy of dope from the high Andes.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • Featuring J. Carroll Naish, Keith Andes and the early Marilyn Monroe.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • There are Incan roads in the Andes that even today you couldn't work a knife between two of the cobblestones.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • It's like living in the Andes, in South America, high.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • I would have made a pilgrimage to the highest peak of the Andes, could I when there have precipitated him to their base.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • There was a scale-model Andes range down here: dozens of boxes and crates stuffed with papers, most of them white and shapeless with age and damp.
    Stephen King  --  The Shining
  • She opened the door upon her balcony and looked at the great tiers of stars that glittered above the Andes.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • I thought, There or maybe the Peruvian Andes, since that's where Dad once camped.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • 'Or Andes,' said Peter.
    Edith Nesbit  --  The Railway Children
  • He had reached twenty-two thousand feet on Aconcagua, in the Andes, the highest mountain outside Asia, and summited Nanda Devi, India's tallest peak.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • As rigor is the theme of Labrador, breathing of the summits of the Andes, space to the Cornish miner who lies in a seam under the sea.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • His first estate in Argentina was a wooden shack in the foothills of the Andes.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged
  • All the sallies of his will are rounded in by the law of his being, as the inequalities of Andes[192] and Himmaleh[193] are insignificant in the curve of the sphere.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson  --  Selected Essays
  • Mary Carmichael might well have a look at that in passing, I thought, for it is a sight that would lend itself to the pen as fittingly as any snowy peak or rocky gorge in the Andes.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Room of One's Own
  • But who could show a cheek like Queequeg? which, barred with various tints, seemed like the Andes' western slope, to show forth in one array, contrasting climates, zone by zone.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • It came from the storm-scarred flanks of the Andes, from the bodies of a billion living creatures, from the dust of meteors that had wandered through space for ages and had come at last to rest.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • Indeed, whatever being uttered that fearful shriek could not soon repeat it: not the widest-winged condor on the Andes could, twice in succession, send out such a yell from the cloud shrouding his eyrie.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre

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