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sub·al·pine

 (sŭb-ăl′pīn′)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, inhabiting, or growing in mountainous regions just below the timberline.
2. Of or relating to regions at or near the foot of the Alps.
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subalpine

(sʌbˈælpaɪn)
adj
1. (Physical Geography) situated in or relating to the regions at the foot of mountains
2. (Botany) (of plants) growing below the treeline in mountainous regions
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subalpine - growing at high altitudessubalpine - growing at high altitudes    
highland, upland - used of high or hilly country
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Translations

subalpine

[ˈsʌbˈælpaɪn] ADJsubalpino
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