Meaning of 岭

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(Trad.: 嶺)
Pinyin: lǐng
English Definition: mountain range; mountain ridge
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mountain) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ shān ] mountain, hill, peak
    • [ lìng ] command, decree, order; magistrate; to allow, to cause
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Example Words
山岭 shān lǐng mountain ridge
崇山峻岭 chóng shān jùn lǐng towering mountains and precipitous ridges (idiom)
分水岭 fēn shuǐ lǐng dividing range; drainage divide; (fig.) dividing line; watershed
翻山越岭 fān shān yuè lǐng to pass over mountains ridges (idiom); fig. hardships of the journey
峻岭 jùn lǐng lofty mountain range
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Example Sentences
The idea inspired two other schools on the Pine Ridge Reservation to publish their own papers.
Another center, the Johnson Ridge Observatory, replaced it, but it is open only in the warm months.
Is this the bus for Park Ridge?
Thomas Zacharia, Oak Ridge's associate director for computing, anticipates a waiting list of proposals and near full-time operation when the computer begins work.
At Oak Ridge National Laboratory, they' re using supercomputers to get a lot more power out of our nuclear facilities.