alpine Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"alpine" in British English

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alpineadjective

uk   us   /ˈæl.paɪn/
Alpine relating to the Alps: Alpine ​skiresorts relating to high ​mountainareas: Our ​windowlooked out on a ​beautiful alpine ​scene.

alpinenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæl.paɪn/ (also alpine plant)
a ​plant that ​growsnaturally in high ​mountainareas where ​trees are ​unable to ​grow
(Definition of alpine from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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alpineadjective

 us   /ˈæl·pɑɪn/
relating to high ​mountains, esp. the Alps (= the ​highestmountains in Europe): Alpine ​skiing an alpine ​meadow
(Definition of alpine from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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