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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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However, it did complicate quake relief efforts in a zone which is still coping with the aftermath of an August quake which killed nearly 300 in the same region around the Apennine Mountains, and a pair of powerful aftershocks last week which also claimed no lives.
Italy's Apennine mountains that run from the Liguria region in the northwest to the southern island of Sicily are dominated by a chain of faults in the earth's crust, each one averaging about 10-20 kilometres in length.
Placed between the Apennine Mountains and the Adriatic Sea, south of the Veneto and north of the Marches, Romagna remains little known for its artistic treasures outside of Italy.
The aftershock was preceded by more than 50 overnight and was followed by another nine in the next hour - nearly 1,000 aftershocks have rocked Italy's central Apennine Mountains since the original quake.
Produced in the Apennine mountains near Parma (Emilia Romagna region) at 1000m.
The replica is the only officially approved replica outside of the Basilica del Volto Santo (Basilica of the Holy Face) in Abruzzo in the Apennine mountains of Italy.
Fewer than 50 Marsican brown bears roam the Apennine Mountains of central Italy.
Persons with exceptional visual acuity might distinguish the 11th feature, a dark patch at the edge of Mare Imbrium, just across the Apennine Mountains from Mare Vaporum.
Sandwiched between the River Po and the Apennine Mountains, this is one of Italy's most fertile and productive regions and offers visitors a warm welcome, fine food and breathtaking views.
Location: South-eastern part of Mare Imbrium, marking the eastern end 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.
The four day Italian Challenge, which runs from Wednesday, June 4, will cover a 200 mile route from Italy's Mediterranean coastline, through the Tuscan Hills and Apennine Mountains, to San Marino and the Adriatic coast.