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- adj. Covered with snow at the top, especially of a hill or mountain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having the top capped or covered with snow.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capped with snow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of mountains) capped with a covering of snow
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But nothing prepared us for the staggering Alpine beauty of the region – flower-filled meadows, crystal-clear rivers and lakes – nor the views from Nebesa's chalets; snow-capped mountains to the east, endless valleys to the west, trailing down to the Adriatic.
I arrive and it is a three-hour drive to the lodge in the Torres del Paine National Park, set amid a dramatic landscape—towering snow-capped mountains, bright-blue lakes and lush grass; I sit outside for an hour or so taking in the changing shapes and colors as the day ends.
The land is full of deep forests and high, snow-capped mountains with a great river running through it.
Look away from a mirror-flat fiord reflecting a mound of clouds, and when you turn back there may be milky waters below a snow-capped mountain streaked with sunlight.
L'Amandier, a development of 16 luxury eco-villas, sits on a plateau surrounded by the magnificent snow-capped Atlas mountains, with panoramic views across the Ouirgane Valley in Morocco.
Finding a range of snow-capped mountains and meadows even in the dead of winter is going to be hard to come by in Louisiana.
Mendoza's high altitude wine country, nestled in the foothills of the snow-capped Andes, has been Argentina's main wine producing region for more than four hundred years.
Instead of somber brick buildings, I will have the quaint homes in your forefront, and the fluffy white clouds of smoke from the coal plant now will be the snow-capped mountains surveying all beneath its beauty.
As we got even closer to the beach, I saw that the white spots were coral heads and they looked like snow-capped peaks rather than the golden browns and greens of healthy coral colonies.
But it wasn't until the drive from Bozeman to Paradise Valley on Father's Day that I saw the vastness of the Montana countryside and the snow-capped mountains, too beautiful to be real.