Words nearby Alps
How to use Alps in a sentence
When urban aristocrats from London and Paris first arrived in the Alps en masse in the late 1800s, they felt a magnetic draw to climb them.
Well before Plummer’s Captain von Trapp escapes across the Alps with his family, his priorities have shifted.Christopher Plummer’s Captain von Trapp is the father I want to be|Bill McQuillen|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Even the most experienced climbers are now struggling with increasingly perilous conditions in the Alps.
If humans make only modest cuts to pollution, the Alps are expected to warm by close to another six degrees Fahrenheit by the end of this century, according to a review of climate research.
In the 1990s, the summer freezing level was typically around 11,000 feet, but in 2003, it was closer to 13,000 feet, according to Fondazione Courmayeur Mont Blanc, an organization supporting research on the Alps.
Worries about a last ditch Nazi stand in the Alps had mounted appreciably over the final year of the war.
Their vista of the snow-capped Andes suggests the Bavarian alps and the view from Berchtesgaden.Holocaust Horrors Haunt the Films ‘Ida’ And ‘The German Doctor’|Jack Schwartz|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then I realized [we were] outside of Italy when I recognized the Alps.
Subirer, for example, is a small bitter pear that grows in the Alps, near Lech.What to Drink When it’s Cold? The Glory of Austrian Schnaps|Jordan Salcito|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And so the world was shocked and saddened to hear about his severe brain injury in the Alps last Sunday morning.Brain Bleed: Why Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Wasn’t Enough|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|January 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Descending the Alps to the east or south into Piedmont, a new world lies around and before you.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Bonaparte passed mount St. Bernard, among the Alps, after astonishing efforts.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The Marshal was at once sent off to his old home of Lyons to organise there out of nothing an army which was to cover the Alps.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He hoped to find a temporary refuge by burying himself among the lonely passes of the Alps.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
At forty years of age she still preserved almost all her freshness and could be called "the little Shepherdess of the Alps."Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for Alps
Cultural definitions for Alps
Mountain system of south-central Europe.