Apennines


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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
Reichenau in Lake Constance, Germany; Pescasseroli in the Italian Apennines, and Lofthus, Norheimsund and Stavanger in Norway will be among 91 resorts in 48 locations on offer.
Acqua Panna, on the other hand flows from Apennines Mountains of Tuscan, and is still in nature, without any bubbles or flavour.
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.
The decision has also laid a legal basis for Shalabayeva's stay in the Apennines.