from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A major mountain system of central Europe in Slovakia, southern Poland, western Ukraine, and northeast Romania. Extending in an arc about 2,253 km (1,400 mi) long, the range links the Alps with the Balkan Mountains and is a popular year-round resort area.
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- proper n. Carpathians
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
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A ridge of hills, rising from the Danube, and called the Carpathian Mountains, covered Germany on the side of Dacia or Hungary.
Danube, and called the Carpathian Mountains, covered Germany on the side of Dacia or Hungary.
The winters are pitiless here-in the Carpathian Mountains, Dracula lived, remember.
Paul is nearly catatonic with sadness over a broken romance, but Nora sees something in him worth rescuing and persuades him to leave the decadent city to take a ski holiday in the Carpathian Mountains.
The largest and most powerful army, the 9th, was opposite Romania, where it could strike directly at Bucharest and the oilfields, as the land on the east of the Carpathian Mountains was the same rich cultivated landscape as in Ukraine.
Speaking during an annual Gypsy feast held on a hill at the foots of the Carpathian Mountains, Iulian Radulescu told The Associated Press that Gypsies – also known as Roma – are being unfairly expelled from France.
Frankenthal then applied for a job as a military physician, but since the German army accepted women only as nurses, not physicians, she volunteered for the Austrian army instead and served in the Carpathian Mountains and then on the Balkan front, finding herself the only woman in the barracks.
Proteus anguinus, Will Henry, a species of blind amphibians found in the Carpathian Mountains.
We spread out the picnic dinner and trundle through the blackness towards Slovakia and the Carpathian Mountains.
In the far distance beyond the plain rise the snowy peaks of the Carpathian Mountains.
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