cascades cascades  /kæ ˈskeɪdz/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

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

News

  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

Quotes

  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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