Great Divide

Great Divide
1. the continental divide of North America; the Rocky Mountains.
2. any similar continental divide.
3. the passage from life to death: He crossed the Great Divide before his promise as a poet was recognized.
4. an important division or difference.
[1860-65; Amer.]

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