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Carpathian Mountains

[kahr-pey-thee-uh n] /kɑrˈpeɪ θi ən/
a mountain range in central Europe, extending from N Slovakia to central Romania. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8737 feet (2663 meters).
Also called Carpathians. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Lspes, village and holy shrine in the valley of the Prahova (river) in the Carpathian Mountains.

    Aus meinem Knigreich Carmen Sylva
  • Looking out of the windows, one saw the terraced Italian gardens and the wooded peaks of the Carpathian Mountains beyond.

    Under Four Administrations Oscar S. Straus
  • In return, Abel recounted to him a similar adventure he had had in the Carpathian Mountains.

    Samuel Brohl & Company Victor Cherbuliez
  • For the latter, a tract of the Carpathian Mountains had been driven for some days before into a wood of about a hundred acres.

  • The greater part of the country is walled in by the ranges of the Alps and the Carpathian Mountains.

    Commercial Geography

    Jacques W. Redway
  • At length they reached the Carpathian Mountains as the old woman had told them.

    Our Little Polish Cousin Florence E. Mendel
  • Still worse, Antek's head looks like the summit of the Carpathian Mountains, covered with forests, torn by columns of wind.

    Hania Henryk Sienkiewicz
British Dictionary definitions for Carpathian Mountains

Carpathian Mountains

plural noun
a mountain system of central and E Europe, extending from Slovakia to central Romania: mainly forested, with rich iron ore resources. Highest peak: Gerlachovka, 2663 m (8788 ft)
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