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A range of the central Alps in southern Switzerland and along the Swiss-Italian border. The highest point is Monte Leone, rising to 3,553 m (11,657 ft).
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(Placename) a range of the S central Alps, in S Switzerland and N Italy. Highest peak: Monte Leone, 3553 m (11 657 ft)
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Le•pon′tine Alps′(lɪˈpɒn tɪn)
a central range of the Alps in S Switzerland and N Italy. Highest peak, 11,684 ft. (3561 m).
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