Carpathian Mountains

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Car·pa·thi·an Mountains

A major mountain system of central Europe in Slovakia, the extreme eastern Czech Republic, southern Poland, western Ukraine, and northeast Romania. Extending in an arc about 1450 km (900 mi) long, the range links the Alps with the Balkan Mountains and is a popular year-round resort area.
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Carpathian Mountains

(kɑːˈpeɪθɪən) or


pl n
(Placename) a mountain system of central and E Europe, extending from Slovakia to central Romania: mainly forested, with rich iron ore resources. Highest peak: Gerlachovka, 2663 m (8788 ft)
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Car•pa′thi•an Moun′tains

(kɑrˈpeɪ θi ən)
a mountain range in central Europe extending from N Slovakia to central Romania. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8737 ft. (2663 m). Also called Car•pa′thi•ans.
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Noun1.Carpathian Mountains - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern RomaniaCarpathian Mountains - a mountain range in central Europe that extends from Slovakia and southern Poland southeastward through western Ukraine to northeastern Romania; a popular resort area
Slovak Republic, Slovakia - a landlocked republic in central Europe; separated from the Czech Republic in 1993
Romania, Roumania, Rumania - a republic in southeastern Europe with a short coastline on the Black Sea
Poland, Polska, Republic of Poland - a republic in central Europe; the invasion of Poland by Germany in 1939 started World War II
Ukraine, Ukrayina - a republic in southeastern Europe; formerly a European soviet; the center of the original Russian state which came into existence in the ninth century
Transylvanian Alps - a range of the southern Carpathian Mountains extending across central Romania
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I find that the district he named is in the extreme east of the country, just on the borders of three states, Transylvania, Moldavia, and Bukovina, in the midst of the Carpathian mountains; one of the wildest and least known portions of Europe.
Live with a host family in Ternopil, visit and hike the Carpathian Mountains in Lviv, tour Kolomyya and visit various cultural world heritage sites.
The Kamzik area in the Small Carpathian mountains just above Bratislava is one of the most popular recreational zones in the district.
He and his girlfriend Lara Booth, 23, encountered the bear with her two cubs when they were trekking in the Carpathian Mountains in Romania last month.
But thunderstorms, low clouds and rain forced him to fly to the city of Targu Mures, on the other side of the Carpathian mountains, and be driven for more than two hours along winding roads to the site.
You came from behind the Carpathian Mountains, you need to go back there," Sokoli said.
Mountain Paradise Ltd, which the CAA said also traded under the names of Tatra Photography and Tatra Yoga, specialised in holidays to the Tatra range of the Carpathian Mountains in Slovakia, according to its website.
Jozef Wittlin's 1935 Polish novel The Salt of the Earth introduces Piotr Niewiadomski, the commonest of villagers from Eastern Europe's remote Carpathian mountains shortly before his Emperor Franz Joseph mobilizes the Austro-Hungarian Empire into World War I.
TOP TIP Around 5,000 brown bears live in the Carpathian Mountains so keep your eyes peeled.
Amid the disorientation and displacement of World War I, Lucius, a barely trained young medical student, reports to a remote church requisitioned as a field hospital in the Carpathian Mountains. There, he meets the enigmatic Sister Margarete, a nurse who has been the main medical provider with a few orderlies since the previous doctors deserted or died along with her fellow sisters.
Cluj is an exciting new destination for our customers in the Midlands- the historic Transylvanian university city of culture and nightlife with a booming economy and easy access to the natural wonder of the Carpathian Mountains is an ideal choice for a city break with a difference.