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Southern Alps


plural noun

a mountain range in New Zealand, on South Island. Highest peak, Mt. Cook, 12,349 feet (3765 meters).

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British Dictionary definitions for southern alps

Southern Alps


pl n

a mountain range in New Zealand, on South Island: the highest range in Australasia. Highest peak: Mount Cook (also known as Aoraki or Aorangi), 3754 m (12 316 ft)
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