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ridgenoun [C]

uk   us   /rɪdʒ/
a ​long, ​narrowraisedpart of a ​surface, ​especially a high ​edge along a ​mountain: We ​walked along the ​narrowmountain ridge.figurative A ridge (= a ​narrowarea) of high ​pressure will ​bring good ​weather this ​afternoon. the ​part of a ​roof where the ​slopingsidesjoin at the ​top
(Definition of ridge from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ridgenoun [C]

 us   /rɪdʒ/
a ​long, ​narrow, ​raisedpart of a ​surface, esp. a high ​edge of a ​hill or ​mountain: a ​mountain ridge Plowed ridges ​looked like ​stripesacross the ​field. A ridge of high ​pressure is a ​narrowairmass that ​brings good ​weather. The ridge of a ​roof is where the ​slopingparts or ​sides come together at the ​top.
(Definition of ridge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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