Lepontine Alps
geographical name range of central Alps on border between Switzerland & Italy — see leone (Monte)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lepontine Alps — [li pän′tin] division of the W Alps between Switzerland & Italy: highest peak, 11,684 ft (3,561 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Lepontine Alps — Geobox|Range name=Lepontine Alps other name= fr. Alpes lépontines other name1= de. Lepontinische Alpen other name2= it. Alpi Lepontine image caption=Monte Leone country=Switzerland | country1=Italy region=Valais| region1=Ticino|… …   Wikipedia

  • Lepontine Alps — /li pon tin/ a central range of the Alps in S Switzerland and N Italy. Highest peak, Mt. Leone, 11,684 ft. (3561 m). * * * Segment of the central Alps along the Italian Swiss border. It is bordered by the Pennine Alps in the west and southwest… …   Universalium

  • Lepontine Alps — Le•pon′tine Alps′ [[t]lɪˈpɒn tɪn[/t]] n. pl. geg a central range of the Alps in S Switzerland and N Italy. Highest peak, 11,684 ft. (3561 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Lepontine Alps — /ləpɒntaɪn ˈælps/ (say luhpontuyn alps) plural noun a central range of the Alps in southern Switzerland and northern Italy. Highest peak, Mt Leone, 3560 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Lepontine Alps — /li pon tin/ a central range of the Alps in S Switzerland and N Italy. Highest peak, Mt. Leone, 11,684 ft. (3561 m) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alps — /alps/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a mountain range in S Europe, extending from France through Switzerland and Italy into Austria, Slovenia, and Croatia. Highest peak, Mont Blanc, 15,781 ft. (4810 m). * * * I Mountain system, south central Europe.… …   Universalium

  • Alps — Alpe redirects here. For the German river, see Alpe (river). For other uses, see Alps (disambiguation). Alps Range The …   Wikipedia

  • Alps — (Roget s IV) n. Major divisions of the Alps include: Swiss, Italian, Austrian, Jurian, Cottian, Graian, Liqurian, Maritime, Bernese, Pennine, Lepontine, Rhaetian, Bavarian, Carnic; see also mountain 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • Geography of the Alps — The Alps cover a large area. This article describes the delimitation of the Alps as a whole and of subdivisions of the range, follows the course of the main chain of the Alps and discusses the lakes and glaciers found in the region.The Alps form… …   Wikipedia

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