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ridgenoun [C]

uk   /rɪdʒ/ us   /rɪdʒ/
a long, narrow raised part of a surface, especially a high edge along a mountain: We walked along the narrow mountain ridge.figurative A ridge (= a narrow area) of high pressure will bring good weather this afternoon.
the part of a roof where the sloping sides join 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, raised part of a surface, esp. a high edge of a hill or mountain: a mountain ridge Plowed ridges looked like stripes across the field.
A ridge of high pressure is a narrow air mass that brings good weather.
The ridge of a roof is where the sloping parts or sides come together at the top.
(Definition of ridge from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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