Carpathians


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Noun1.Carpathians - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern RomaniaCarpathians - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
Slovak Republic, Slovakia - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
Romania, Roumania, Rumania - a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
Ukraine, Ukrayina - a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century
Transylvanian Alps - a range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania
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Carpathians

[kɑːˈpeɪθɪənz] NPL the Carpathianslos montes Cárpatos

Carpathians

pl (Geog) → Karpaten pl
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I asked the waiter, and he said it was called "paprika hendl," and that, as it was a national dish, I should be able to get it anywhere along the Carpathians.
I read that every known superstition in the world is gathered into the horseshoe of the Carpathians, as if it were the centre of some sort of imaginative whirlpool; if so my stay may be very interesting.
In this respect it is different from the general run of roads in the Carpathians, for it is an old tradition that they are not to be kept in too good order.
Beyond the green swelling hills of the Mittel Land rose mighty slopes of forest up to the lofty steeps of the Carpathians themselves.
Sometimes, as the road was cut through the pine woods that seemed in the darkness to be closing down upon us, great masses of greyness which here and there bestrewed the trees, produced a peculiarly weird and solemn effect, which carried on the thoughts and grim fancies engendered earlier in the evening, when the falling sunset threw into strange relief the ghost-like clouds which amongst the Carpathians seem to wind ceaselessly through the valleys.
I find that the district he named is in the extreme east of the country, just on the borders of three states, Transylvania, Moldavia, and Bukovina, in the midst of the Carpathian mountains; one of the wildest and least known portions of Europe.
This mountain separated the Apennines from the Carpathians.
He was a mountaineer of the eastern range of the Carpathians, and the vessel sunk the night be- fore in Eastbay was the Hamburg emigrant-ship
But the show must go on and maybe Diego Maradona's appearance at Argentina's weekend win over Tonga will inspire Gheorghe Hagi - the Maradona of the Carpathians - to start turning up to Romania's rugby matches.
Description : The project aims at protecting the forest fauna of the Polish Carpathians and adjacent border areas by identifying and promoting migration corridors.
It is here that Harding & Kavruk's new volume fills two major gaps at a single stroke: Bronze Age salt exploitation in the Carpathians.
So far it includes Western Iberia at the border of Spain and Portugal, the Central Apennines in Italy, the Danube Delta and the Southern Carpathians in Romania, the Eastern Carpathians A in the triangle where Poland, Slovakia and Ukraine meet, and the Velebit Mountain in Croatia.