alpinism
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1884 mountain climbing in the Alps or other high mountains • alpinist noun

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  • alpinism — ALPINÍSM s.n. Ramură sportivă care cuprinde ascensiunile în munţi, în special escaladarea părţilor greu accesibile ale acestora. – Din fr. alpinisme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 06.01.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  alpinísm s. n. Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004.… …   Dicționar Român

  • alpinism — noun Mountain climbing, especially in the Alps. . . . our rapidly increasing knowledge of the Rocky Mountains of Canada for which geography is so greatly indebted to alpinism. See Also: alpinist …   Wiktionary

  • alpinism — /al peuh niz euhm/, n. (often cap.) mountain climbing, esp. in the Alps. [1880 85; < F alpinisme. See ALPINE, ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • alpinísm — s. n …   Romanian orthography

  • alpinism — Al·pin·ism || ælpɪnɪzm n. climbing of mountains (particularly the Alps) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alpinism — al·pin·ism …   English syllables

  • Alpinism — noun mountain climbing (not restricted to the Alps) • Derivationally related forms: ↑alpinist • Hypernyms: ↑mountain climbing, ↑mountaineering …   Useful english dictionary

  • Golden age of alpinism — The Golden age of alpinism was the period between Alfred Wills s ascent of the Wetterhorn in 1854 and Edward Whymper s ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865, during which many major Alpine peaks saw their first ascents.Its start slightly predating the …   Wikipedia

  • Silver age of alpinism — The Silver age of alpinism is the name given to the era in mountaineering that began after Edward Whymper and party s ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865 and ended with W. W. Graham and party s ascent of the Dent du Géant in 1882. [… …   Wikipedia

  • United International Alpinism Association — Tarptautinė alpinizmo asociacijų sąjunga statusas T sritis Kūno kultūra ir sportas apibrėžtis Tarptautinė sporto organizacija, vienijanti visas alpinistų asociacijas, kurios pripažįsta Tarptautinės alpinizmo asociacijų sąjungos įstatus. Įkurta… …   Sporto terminų žodynas

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