- Alps see ALP (Cf. Alp).
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Alps — /alps/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a mountain range in S Europe, extending from France through Switzerland and Italy into Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Highest peak, Mont Blanc, 15,781 ft. (4810 m). * * * I Mountain system, south central Europe.… … Universalium
ALPS — Denki Unternehmensform Kabushiki gaisha (Aktiengesellschaft) Gründung 1. November 1948 Unternehmenssitz Ōta, Tokio Unternehmensl … Deutsch Wikipedia
Alps — the Alps a ↑range of mountains which go through France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and Austria. Many people visit the Alps to ↑ski … Dictionary of contemporary English
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Alps — [alps] mountain system in SC Europe extending from S France through Switzerland, Italy, SW Germany, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina into Serbia and Montenegro: highest peak, Mont Blanc … English World dictionary
Alps — est la station de sports d hiver la plus au nord de la Corée du Sud. La température y est en moyenne de 5 degrés inférieure à celle des autres stations du pays et il y neige davantage. Le ski nocturne y est facilité en raison de faibles écarts de … Wikipédia en Français
Alps — Alpe redirects here. For the German river, see Alpe (river). For other uses, see Alps (disambiguation). Alps Range The … Wikipedia
Alps — Although modern Austria has a varied climate and a wide range of vegetation, its mountains have shaped much of its history. The eastern Alps, their foothills, and the Carpathian foothills, near Austria’s border with Slovakia, account for… … Historical dictionary of Austria
Alps — noun a large mountain system in south central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction • Syn: ↑the Alps • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of… … Useful english dictionary
Alps — The northern parts of Lombardy and Piedmont, and the whole of Trentino Alto Adige and Valle d’Aosta, are home to some of the highest mountains in Europe and to some of the most spectacular scenery. The highest peak in the western Alps is Monte … Historical Dictionary of modern Italy