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Origin of alpine
OTHER WORDS FROM alpineal·pine·ly, adverb
Words nearby alpine
Example sentences from the Web for alpine
Go ultra early to avoid swarms of people, and enjoy an easy stroll through a dense pine forest that spits you out at the foot of Hallett Peak’s impressive alpine cirque.Alpine Lake Spotting at Rocky Mountain National Park|Emily Pennington|October 16, 2020|Outside Online
Let there be wine, food, music, and ravishing summer landscapes from Alpine meadows to Riviera beaches.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder|Clive Irving|August 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Located in Fribourg, Switzerland, Perritaz uses untreated, foraged fruit grown on high trees around his home in the Alpine region.
In 2007, Heather Mills—an amputee and alpine skier (and yes, the former wife of Paul McCartney)—danced on the show.
Half an hour due east of Marfa is the tiny college town of Alpine.Big-Sky West Texas: A Road Trip Through Hidden America|Condé Nast Traveler|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From Turin, as Ligety continued his rise to success in the alpine ski world, he and Miller would interact more as peers.The Can't-Miss Sochi Showdown: Bode Miller And Ted Ligety|Jake Bright|February 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Green woods and green shades about here are more like Cobham, in Kent, than anything we dream of at the foot of Alpine passes.A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land|William R. Hughes
The traveller who descends into Italy by an Alpine pass never forgets the surprise and delight of the transition.Our Italy|Charles Dudley Warner
She was in a short tailored suit, Eton collar, Alpine hat and feather.The Salamander|Owen Johnson
The iridescence of certain Alpine clouds is also an effect of diffraction which may be imitated by the spores of Lycopodium.Six Lectures on Light|John Tyndall
The water-ouzel is found by the alpine lakes and brooks on the mountains of the West.Wild Life on the Rockies|Enos A. Mills
British Dictionary definitions for alpine (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for alpine (2 of 2)
- of or relating to an episode of mountain building in the Tertiary period during which the Alps were formed
- of or relating to a high mountainous environment heavily modified by glacial erosion