from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A section of the western Alps on the border between France and Italy. The highest elevation is Gran Paradiso, 4,063.5 m (13,323 ft), in the Italian section of the range.
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They are distinguished into different parts, under several names: such as the _Maritime Alps_, near Genoa; the _Cottian Alps_, separating Dauphiné from Piedmont; the _Graian Alps_, beginning from