Alps, the


Alps, the
а́льпы, горы

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  • ALPS, THE —    the vastest mountain system in Europe; form the boundary between France, Germany, and Switzerland on the N. and W., and Italy on the S., their peaks mostly covered with perpetual snow, the highest being Mont Blanc, within the frontiers of… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Alps — /alps/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a mountain range in S Europe, extending from France through Switzerland and Italy into Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Highest peak, Mont Blanc, 15,781 ft. (4810 m). * * * I Mountain system, south central Europe.… …   Universalium

  • Alps —    The northern parts of Lombardy and Piedmont, and the whole of Trentino Alto Adige and Valle d’Aosta, are home to some of the highest mountains in Europe and to some of the most spectacular scenery. The highest peak in the western Alps is Monte …   Historical Dictionary of modern Italy

  • Alps — the Alps a ↑range of mountains which go through France, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, and Austria. Many people visit the Alps to ↑ski …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Alps — Alpe redirects here. For the German river, see Alpe (river). For other uses, see Alps (disambiguation). Alps Range The …   Wikipedia

  • Alps, French —    Forming an arc of 1,200 kilometers from the Gulf of Genoa to the Danube River at Vienna, the Alps are the highest and most densely settled mountain chain of Europe. Structurally, the alpine mountain system is divided into the western and… …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • The Great Escape (film) — Infobox Film name = The Great Escape image size = 225px caption = original movie poster by Frank McCarthy director = John Sturges writer = Book: Paul Brickhill Screenplay: James Clavell W.R. Burnett Walter Newman (uncredited) starring = Steve… …   Wikipedia

  • The Longcut — Infobox musical artist Name = The Longcut Img capt = Background = group or band Origin = Manchester, England Genre = Indie rock, Alternative rock Years active = 2002 ndash;present Label = Deltasonic, Melodic URL = http://www.thelongcut.com/… …   Wikipedia

  • the — Sunday. [1175 1225; ME] 1. the sacrament in commemoration of the Last Supper; communion; Mass; Eucharist. 2. See Last Supper. [1350 1400; ME] the1 stressed /dhee/; unstressed before a consonant /dheuh/; unstressed before a vowel /dhee/, definite… …   Universalium

  • the — I. /ði / (say dhee) before a vowel, /ðə / (say dhuh) before a consonant definite article 1. (used with a specifying or particularising effect, opposed to a or an.) 2. a. (used to mark a noun as indicating something well known or unique): the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Alps (disambiguation) — The Alps are a major European mountain range.Alps may also refer to: *The Alps (band), an English band *Alps Electric Corporation *Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome *Alps (Beanie Baby), a Beanie Baby dog produced by Ty, Inc.In other… …   Wikipedia

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