- a mountain range in Italy, extending across the length of the entire peninsula from NW to SW. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 9585 feet (2922 meters).
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The Italian election was a farrago of farce and consequence that reaches far beyond the Alps and the Apennines.The United States Can’t Insulate Itself From Euro Politics
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Considering I've walked over the Apennines, it's common sense.Howards End
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It skimmed the Apennines and landed not far from Archimedes.Wandl the Invader
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It lacks all that makes the skirts of Alps and Apennines sublime.
To west and south sweep the Maritime Alps and the Apennines.
But, though Hannibal conquered the Alps, the Apennines conquered him.Hannibal
- a mountain range in Italy, extending over 1250 km (800 miles) from the northwest to the southernmost tip of the peninsula. Highest peak: Monte Corno, 2912 m (9554 ft)
- a mountain range lying in the N quadrants of the moon, extending over 950 km along the SE border of the Mare Imbrium and rising to 6200 m
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