Definition of alpine adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈælpaɪn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈælpaɪn//
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existing in or connected with high mountains, especially the Alps in Central Europe alpine villages/scenery/plants A wide variety of alpine flowers can be found at all altitudes. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin Alpinus, from Alpes ‘Alps’.
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