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adjective uk   us   /ˈæl.paɪn/
Alpine relating to the Alps: Alpine ski resorts relating to high mountain areas: Our window looked out on a beautiful alpine scene.


noun [C] uk   us   /ˈæl.paɪn/ (also alpine plant)
a plant that grows naturally in high mountain areas where trees are unable to grow
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