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Ap·en·nines

 (ăp′ə-nīnz′)
A mountain system extending about 1,200 km (745 mi) from northwest Italy south to the Strait of Messina. The highest peak is Mount Corno, rising to 2,912 m (9,554 ft).

Apennines

(ˈæpəˌnaɪnz)
pl n
1. (Placename) a mountain range in Italy, extending over 1250 km (800 miles) from the northwest to the southernmost tip of the peninsula. Highest peak: Monte Corno, 2912 m (9554 ft)
2. (Astronomy) a mountain range lying in the N quadrants of the moon, extending over 950 km along the SE border of the Mare Imbrium and rising to 6200 m

Ap•en•nines

(ˈæp əˌnaɪnz)

n.pl.
a mountain range in Italy, extending across the entire peninsula from NW to SW. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 9585 ft. (2922 m).
Also called Ap′ennine Moun′tains.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Apennines - a mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsulaApennines - a mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsula
Caudine Forks - a battle in the Apennines in 321 BC in which the Samnites defeated the Romans
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Translations

Apennines

[ˈæpɪnaɪnz] NPLApeninos mpl

Apennines

[ˈæpəˌnaɪnz] npl
the Apennines → les Apennins mpl

Apennines

plApennin m, → Apenninen pl

Apennines

[ˈæpəˌnaɪnz] npl the Apenninesgli Apennini mpl
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La Tavola Marche Agriturismo is located in Le Marche, Italy between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, offering a pleasant farm holiday completely submerged in nature, surrounded by picturesque rolling hills and farmland in a truffle-rich valley.
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The event, which is hoped to bring in much-needed funds for the charity, will see a team of cyclists led by former Sunderland striker Marco Gabbiadini, ride from the Mediterranean coastline of Italy across the Tuscan Hills and the Apennine Mountains to the Adriatic.
Families of the victims led a torch-lit procession with thousands of people in the night between Friday and Saturday, when the tremor struck the mediaeval university town in the middle of the Apennine mountains in central Italy four years ago.
On Wednesday, March 6, at 2pm, there is a talk on Italians in Wales giving the history of those Welsh Italians who, having arrived in South Wales from the small town of Bardi and its surrounding villages in Apennine Mountains of northern Italy in the 1880s, began those chains of cafes, ice-cream parlours and fish and chip shops which remain, albeit in dwindling numbers, a colourful part of Valleys' culture.
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The church of the Conversion of St Paul in Roccapelago di Pievepelago, in the Italian Apennine mountains, was built in the 15th century on the site of an abandoned hilltop castle.