cascades cascades  /kæ ˈskeɪdz/


  • (n) a mountain range in the northwestern United States extending through Washington and Oregon and northern California; a part of the Coast Range



  • Beyond that, the water cascades another 20 m and creates a pool where the masses once washed.


  1. Cool Then Sun Then Thunderstorms

    This evening there is some weak instability in the Cascades and further east meaning we could hear a little thunder, but once the sun sets the threat for thunderstorms goes with it. Tomorrow will be more of the same with a slight chance for thunder late in the afternoon and evening along and east of … Continue reading »
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls

  2. OSU-Cascades adds 'low-residency' writing degree

    Oregon State University–Cascades’ newest graduate degree gives writers the opportunity to deepen their craft without having to relocate or give up a job.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KTVZ Bend

  3. U.S. Bank named Cascades Collegiate Conference's official bank

    U.S. Bank will be the Official Bank of the Cascades Collegiate Conference in 2013-14 and 2014-15, conference Commissioner Rob Cashell announced. In addition, U.S.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Salem Statesman Journal


  1. "We haven't got confirmation yet that they have actually begun uranium enrichment at the new cascades" of centrifuges, Lavrov told reporters.
    on Apr 10, 2007 By: Sergey Lavrov Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We have seen a fairly slow development in commissioning new cascades," Mr ElBaradei said.
    on Jul 9, 2007 By: Mohamed ElBaradei Source: BBC News

  3. Mr Rudd replied: "Well, as of July 1, if you went through the four thresholds, I think the high threshold kicks in I think at $175,000, then I think it cascades down the spectrum."
    on Aug 16, 2006 By: Kevin Rudd Source: Ninemsn

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