Meaning of “the Alps” in the English Dictionary

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"the Alps" in English

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the Alpsnoun [ plural ]

uk /ælps/ us /ælps/

Examples from literature

  • Every year, people get lost in the Alps and other mountains around the world. 
  • For example, in the lower part of the Alps, there are many animals, and they can contaminate the water. 
  • The Alps is a mountain range that goes through France and seven other countries. 

(Definition of “the Alps” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)