a mountain range in N Italy: a part of the Alps. Highest peak, Marmolada, 10,965 feet (3,340 meters).
- Also called Dolomite Alps .
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How to use Dolomites in a sentence
In the beginning, the company’s developers set out to make modern trail running shoes for rugged mountain races in the Alps, Pyrenees, and Dolomites.Ten Things You Didn’t Know About Hoka Running Shoes | jbeverly | July 27, 2022 | Outside Online
He also created a bucket list for other long-distance treks, from trails in Italy’s Dolomites to the South West Coast Path in Cornwall, England.What You Missed: How Rick Steves Got Hooked on Hiking | Fred Dreier | December 29, 2021 | Outside Online
Yes, there is a thrill to spinning along in the shadow of, say, the Dolomites, Tetons or Himalayas, but there is ample challenge and thrill to be had in more humble environs as well.In Roanoke, Va., discovering a gateway to outdoor adventure | John Briley | June 4, 2021 | Washington Post
Almost 20 years ago, Connie Kemmerer, one of the owners of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, located a couple of miles south of the park’s Granite Canyon entrance, was vacationing in the Dolomites in Italy.The Ultimate Grand Teton National Park Travel Guide | Dina Mishev | April 7, 2021 | Outside Online
It reminded him a little of those swift piercing streams, neither blue nor green, that gush out of the Dolomites.The Longest Journey | E. M. Forster
For Nuvolau is fortunately placed in the very centre of the Dolomites, and so commands a finer view than many a higher mountain.Little Rivers | Henry van Dyke
The hotel, in spite of its size, is excellent, and a few steps up the valley is one of the finest views in the Dolomites.Little Rivers | Henry van Dyke
The authors of 'The Dolomites' did not go west of the Adige.Italian Alps | Douglas William Freshfield
Of course the Dolomites do not belong to Switzerland as a State but only geologically.The Spell of Switzerland | Nathan Haskell Dole
British Dictionary definitions for Dolomites
a mountain range in NE Italy: part of the Alps; formed of dolomitic limestone. Highest peak: Marmolada, 3342 m (10 965 ft)
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