Carpathian Mountains

[ kahr-pey-thee-uhn ]

  1. a mountain range in central Europe, extending from N Slovakia to central Romania. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8,737 feet (2,663 meters).

  • Also called Car·pa·thi·ans.

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How to use Carpathian Mountains in a sentence

  • Still worse, Antek's head looks like the summit of the Carpathian Mountains, covered with forests, torn by columns of wind.

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

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

    Our Little Polish Cousin | Florence E. Mendel

British Dictionary definitions for Carpathian Mountains

Carpathian Mountains


/ (kɑːˈpeɪθɪən) /

pl n
  1. 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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