from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- A mountain system of south-central Europe, about 800 km (500 mi) long and 160 km (100 mi) wide, curving in an arc from the Riviera on the Mediterranean Sea through northern Italy and southeast France, Switzerland, southern Germany, and Austria and into the northwest part of the Balkan Peninsula. The highest peak is Mont Blanc, 4,808 m (15,774 ft), on the French-Italian border.
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- proper noun A mountain range in Western
Europe, running from Franceto Austria, with its highest peak Mont Blancat 4808 meters.
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- noun a large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
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The brown trout in the Alps is a little more distant.
In the winter, outside the house, we had the snow with which to build statues and make forts, and huge piles of wood covered with ice, which we called the Alps, so difficult were they of ascent and descent.
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