Transylvanian Alps

Transylvanian Alps
geographical name a S extension of the Carpathian Mountains in central Romania

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Transylvanian Alps — range of the Carpathian Mountains, in central & SW Romania, between Transylvania & Walachia: highest peak, 8,361 ft (2,548 m) …   English World dictionary

  • Transylvanian Alps — a mountain range in S Rumania, forming a SW extension of the Carpathian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Negoiul, 8345 ft. (2544 m). * * * ▪ mountains, Romania also called  Southern Carpathians , Romanian  Carpaţii Meridionali   mountainous region of …   Universalium

  • Transylvanian Alps — Tran′sylva′nian Alps′ n. pl. geg a mountain range in S Romania, an extension of the Carpathian Mountains. Highest peak, 8343 ft. (2543 m) …   From formal English to slang

  • Transylvanian Alps — /trænsəlˌveɪniən ˈælps/ (say transuhl.vayneeuhn alps) plural noun a mountain range in southern Romania forming a south western extension of the Carpathian system. Highest peak, Mt Negoiul, 2544 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Transylvanian Alps — noun a range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania • Instance Hypernyms: ↑range, ↑mountain range, ↑range of mountains, ↑chain, ↑mountain chain, ↑chain of mountains • Part Holonyms: ↑Car …   Useful english dictionary

  • Transylvanian Mountains — is the general name of the mountain system that surrounds the Transylvanian highland or plateau on all four sides, and forms the southeastern and southern continuation of the Carpathian Mountains. At the mouths of the Vişeu River and the Golden… …   Wikipedia

  • Alps (disambiguation) — The Alps are a major European mountain range.Alps may also refer to: *The Alps (band), an English band *Alps Electric Corporation *Autoimmune lymphoproliferative syndrome *Alps (Beanie Baby), a Beanie Baby dog produced by Ty, Inc.In other… …   Wikipedia

  • Transylvania — Transylvanian, adj., n. /tran sil vayn yeuh, vay nee euh/, n. a region and former province in central Rumania: formerly part of Hungary. 24,027 sq. mi. (62,230 sq. km). * * * Historic region, northwestern and central Romania. It comprises a… …   Universalium

  • TransylvanianAlps — Transylvanian Alps A range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania and rising to 2,544.6 m (8,343 ft). * * * …   Universalium

  • Carpathian Mountains — /kahr pay thee euhn/ a mountain range in central Europe, extending from N Slovakia to central Rumania. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8737 ft. (2663 m). Also called Carpathians. * * * Mountain system, eastern Europe. It extends along the Slovakia… …   Universalium

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