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 Char’iot.Chariots or Cars. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chariot of the Gods.
 
So the Greeks called Sierra Leo’ne, in Africa, a ridge of mountains of great height. A sierra means a saw, and is applied to a ridge of peaked mountains.   1
       
“Her palmy forests, mingling with the skies,
Leona’s rugged steep behind us flies.”
       
Camoens. Lusiad, book 5.
 


 Char’iot.Chariots or Cars. 

 
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