Meaning of Sangre de Cristo

San•gre de Cris•to

Pronunciation: (sang'grē du kris'tō Sp. säng'gre &thslashe krēs'tô), [key]
  1. a mountain range in S Colorado and N New Mexico: a part of the Rocky Mountains. Highest peak, Blanca Peak, 14,390 ft. (4385 m).
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