adjective Date: 15th century 1. often not capitalized of, relating to, or resembling the Alps or any mountains 2. often not capitalized of, relating to, or growing in the biogeographic zone including the elevated slopes above timberline 3. of or relating to a physical type characterized by a broad head, stockiness, medium height, and brown hair or eyes often regarded as constituting a branch of the Caucasian race 4. of or relating to competitive ski events consisting of slalom and downhill racing — compare Nordic

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