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alp

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noun

a high mountain.

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Origin of alp

First recorded in 1635–1645; back formation from Alps

Definition for alp (2 of 2)

A.L.P.

or ALP


abbreviation

American Labor Party.
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British Dictionary definitions for alp (1 of 2)

alp
/ (ælp) /

noun

(in the European Alps) an area of pasture above the valley bottom but below the mountain peaks
a high mountain

Word Origin for alp

C14: back formation from Alps, from French Alpes (pl), from Latin Alpēs, from Greek Alpeis

British Dictionary definitions for alp (2 of 2)

ALP

abbreviation for

Australian Labor Party
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