One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to or characteristic of the Pyrenees mountain range, which extends along the border between France and Spain.‘a small, remote Pyrenean village’
- ‘The Pyrenean ibex, an impressive mountain goat that lived in the central Pyrenees in Spain, became extinct in 2000.’
- ‘For centuries, the Pyrenean farmers lived in symbiotic harmony with the griffon vulture.’
- ‘Baqueira is an upmarket Pyrenean ski resort frequented by the Spanish royal family.’
- ‘Racing at the Tour, meanwhile, resumes today with the first of three Pyrenean stages.’
- ‘John is cycling up a Pyrenean peak when he observes: "My heart rate is 180, that's dangerous."’
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