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a.1.Of, pertaining to, or designating, the Apennines, a chain of mountains extending through Italy.
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A gang of beggars have their Patrico, and the banditti of the Apennines have among them persons acting as monks and priests, by whom they are confessed, and who perform mass before them.
Ethel had been earnestly assured that brigands, the true cut-throats of the modern legend, still haunted that ridge and held that pass of the Apennines.
It gave Lucy the sensation of a fog, and when she reached her own room she opened the window and breathed the clean night air, thinking of the kind old man who had enabled her to see the lights dancing in the Arno and the cypresses of San Miniato, and the foot-hills of the Apennines, black against the rising moon.
Geography was taught chiefly by making boys draw maps, and this was a favourite occupation, especially when the country dealt with was mountainous: it was possible to waste a great deal of time in drawing the Andes or the Apennines.
A beech tree on the slopes of the Pyrenees is just what a beech tree here in these Carlisle woods is; and there used to be an old pine hereabouts whose twin brother I was well acquainted with in a dell among the Apennines.
This mountain separated the Apennines from the Carpathians.
Are you aware that Helen and I have walked alone over the Apennines, with our luggage on our backs?
Considering I've walked over the Apennines, it's common sense.
Departs, Glasgow April 2015 - October 2015 accommodation in fine four-star hotels, combines four nights in Assisi with three more in a beautiful THIS WONDERFUL, fully escorted two-centre tour, with half-board accommodation in fine four-star hotels, combines four nights in Assisi with three more in a beautiful spa town in the Apennine hills.
Milan and Paris are widely recognized world capitals of fashion, with Milan the leader of the world's fashion industry and in 2015, all eyes will be on the Apennine Peninsula which will play host to the World Expo.
San Marino is an enclaved microstate surrounded by Italy, situated on the Italian Peninsula on the north-eastern side of the Apennine Mountains.
Courageously serving in the 85th Mountain Infantry (10th Mountain Division), Fred entered combat in the North Apennine Mountains of Italy during a brutal winter.