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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALPINE

His Alpine climbing had taught him the elusiveness of isolated peaks of knowledge.

This is the very best time of day, you know—for Alpine scenery.

Alpine climbing; politics, and votes for women are all off my list.

From this Alpine region we descend through two months in half a day.

This peculiarity is especially marked in the Alpine hares of Switzerland.

There is a beautiful custom in Switzerland among the Alpine shepherds.

They appear to be much in the Swiss style, so natural to an alpine region.

The alpine meadows begin to appear at an altitude of about 5,000 feet.

The air was Alpine, and the vegetation that of the higher valleys there.

The grate was black-leaded, and there was a wonderful firescreen with an Alpine landscape.

WORD ORIGIN

"of the Alps," early 15c., from Latin Alpinus; see Alp. Earlier was Alpish (1590s).

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