Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or connected with the Alps (then written with a capital), or any lofty mountain; very high; elevated.
  • noun A French fabric having a silk warp and merino-wool filling.
  • [capitalized] In anthropology, noting the type of the European race which inhabits the Alps and the regions east and west of the Alps: characterized by a broad, short head, broad face with full chin and heavy nose, medium stature, and prevalently grayish eyes and brown hair. Also called Celto-Slavic, Sarmatian, Arvernian.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain
  • adjective Like the Alps; lofty.

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  • adjective Relating to the Alps, a mountain range in Western Europe.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective living or growing above the timber line
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of alps
  • adjective relating to the Alps and their inhabitants

Etymologies

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French alpin, see also alpine

Examples

  • ALPINE - An East County woman who was killed, along with an unidentified boy, in a rollover crash on Interstate 8 in Alpine, was identified Saturday.

    San Diego News

  • ALPINE - Investigators are working to determine the cause of death of a 23-year-old man whose body was found on a horse trail in Alpine during the weekend.

    Fore, right!

  • ALPINE (February 18, 2010) -- The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor men's basketball team used some key defensive plays down the stretch to battle back from a second-half deficit and the Cru posted a 68-65 victory over Sul Ross State Thursday night in Alpine.

    KWTX - HomePage - Headlines

  • ALPINE - Gusty mountain winds have prompted the California Highway Patrol to issue a wind advisory for Interstate 8 between Alpine and Imperial County.

    San Diego News

  • ALPINE: Authorities are investigating a bank robbery yesterday at the US Bank branch in Alpine.

    AroundTheCapitol.com

  • "The Victorian government really needs to make up its mind whether or not it wants to keep the words National Park in the name Alpine National Park," he said.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • "The Victorian government really needs to make up its mind whether or not it wants to keep the words National Park in the name Alpine National Park," he said.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Or a heavyset, thick-coated wolf, strong enough to carry a cask of brandy, that thrives in Alpine passes and might be named after one of them, the St. Bernard?

    The Wonder That Is Dog, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • We're the second-winningest nation in Alpine snowboarding.

    Challenging conditions, lack of support test boarders at PGS

  • I think Alpine is extremely underated and is a great bow they make higher end models but I realy like mine.

    What is the best for a beginer?

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