a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems
- water parting
a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)
force, take, or pull apart
"He separated the fighting children"
"Moses parted the Red Sea"
make a division or separation
"The two pieces that we had glued separated"
act as a barrier between
"The mountain range divides the two countries"
perform a division
"Can you divide 49 by seven?"
separate into parts or portions
"divide the cake into three equal parts"
"The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
- split up - carve up