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Alpine

Al·pine

Alpine

 
pronunciation:
ael paIn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: (l.c.) of, like, living in, or characteristic of high mountains or mountain regions above the timberline.
alpine meadows
synonyms:
lofty, mountainous, snowcapped
similar words:
barren, elevated, glacial, high
definition 2: of, pertaining to, or located or living in the Alps.
definition 3: (sometimes l.c.) designating or pertaining to downhill skiing. (Cf. Nordic.)
synonyms:
downhill
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part of speech: noun
definition: in anthropology, a physical type of Caucasians with a medium complexion and stocky build.
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