Pennine Alps
geographical name section of Alps on border between Switzerland & Italy NE of Graian Alps — see Rosa (Monte)

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  • Pennine Alps — [pen′īn΄, pen′in] division of the W Alps, along the Swiss Italian border, northeast of the Graian Alps: highest peak, c. 15,200 ft (4,633 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Pennine Alps — Geobox|Range name=Pennine Alps other name= fr. Alpes valaisannes other name1= de. Walliser Alpen other name2= it. Alpi Pennine image caption= country=Switzerland |country1=Italy region=Valais | region1=Piedmont | region2=Aosta Valley parent=Alps… …   Wikipedia

  • Pennine Alps — /pen uyn/ a mountain range on the border between Switzerland and Italy: part of the Alps. Highest peak, Monte Rosa, 15,217 ft. (4640 m). * * * ▪ mountains, Europe Italian  Alpi Pennine,  French  Alpes Pennines,    segment of the central Alps… …   Universalium

  • Pennine Alps — Pen′nine Alps′ [[t]ˈpɛn aɪn[/t]] n. pl. geg a mountain range on the border between Switzerland and Italy: part of the Alps. Highest peak, Monte Rosa, 15,217 ft. (4640 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Pennine Alps — SW div. of the Alps on the Swiss–Italian border …   Webster's Gazetteer

  • Pennine Alps — /pɛnaɪn ˈælps/ (say penuyn alps) plural noun a mountain range on the Swiss–Italian border. Highest peak, Monte Rosa, 4638 m. Also, the Pennines …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pennine Alps — /pen uyn/ a mountain range on the border between Switzerland and Italy: part of the Alps. Highest peak, Monte Rosa, 15,217 ft. (4640 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

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