from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A range of the eastern Alps in northeast Italy rising to 3,344.3 m (10,965 ft). The dolomitic limestone peaks of the range are famous for their vivid coloring at sunrise and sunset.

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  • n. an eastern range of the Alps in northeastern Italy famous for their dolomitic limestone


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