[ kahr-pey-thee-uhn ]
/ kɑrˈpeɪ θi ən /
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a mountain range in central Europe, extending from N Slovakia to central Romania. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8,737 feet (2,663 meters).
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How to use Carpathian Mountains in a sentence
Again, in the Carpathians, as in one of the sagas concerning the Blanik, a smith is summoned to shoe the steeds.The Science of Fairy Tales|Edwin Sidney Hartland
As they now advanced and entered upon the first outworks of the Carpathians the day clouded.The Dark Forest|Hugh Walpole
Ga-lish´i-a, crown land of Austria, on the north side of the Carpathians.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 1 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
Two Austrian armies had been fighting fierce battles in the deep snows and slush of the Carpathians.The Childrens' Story of the War, Volume 4 (of 10)|James Edward Parrott
I am told that, during the first campaign in the Carpathians, the Central Powers lost 25,000 men per day with frozen feet.Training for the Trenches|Leslie Vickers
British Dictionary definitions for Carpathian Mountains
/ (kɑːˈpeɪθɪən) /
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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