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Dolomites

(ˈdɒləˌmaɪts)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range in NE Italy: part of the Alps; formed of dolomitic limestone. Highest peak: Marmolada, 3342 m (10 965 ft)

Do•lo•mites

(ˈdoʊ ləˌmaɪts, ˈdɒl ə-)

n.pl.
a mountain range in N Italy: a part of the Alps. Highest peak, Marmolada, 10,965 ft. (3340 m). Also called Do′lomite Alps′.
Translations
Dolomity

Dolomites

[ˈdɒləmaɪts] NPL the Dolomiteslas Dolomitas, los Alpes Dolomíticos
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