subalpine

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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.

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
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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subalpine

[ˈsʌbˈælpaɪn] ADJsubalpino