a mountain range on the border between Switzerland and Italy: part of the Alps. Highest peak, Monte Rosa, 15,217 feet (4,640 meters).
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How to use Pennine Alps in a sentence
The name evidently contains the Keltic word pen, and signifies probably some sacred mountain-top amongst the Pennine Alps.The Ethnology of Europe | Robert Gordon Latham
Glaucophane-eclogites have been met with in Italy and the Pennine Alps.
Clouds formed on the Italian side and invaded the valleys of the Pennine Alps without veiling their summits.A Winter Amid the Ice | Jules Verne
On the left, the Pennine Alps and the Oberland, crowned with snow, raised their magnificent crests.A Winter Amid the Ice | Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for Pennine Alps
a range of the Alps between Switzerland and Italy. Highest peak: Monte Rosa, 4634 m (15 204 ft)
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