There are 2 main definitions of aspen in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈasp(ə)n


A poplar tree with small rounded long-stalked leaves that tremble in the breeze.
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  • They prefer willows, maples, aspens, and poplars, and by preferentially choosing those species, they can have an important impact on the tree species composition of their communities.
  • The trail they followed was lead by a small stream to their right, or to the north, while there left side was a light forest of trees that were no longer palm trees, but aspens and pine trees.
  • The stony soil below was covered by dense forests of live oak, Douglas fir, aspen, maple, ponderosa pine, madrone, Arizona cypress, and juniper.


late Middle English: from dialect asp (in the same sense) + -en2, forming an adjective later used as a noun (late 16th century).

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There are 2 main definitions of aspen in English:


Line breaks: Aspen
Pronunciation: /ˈaspən
A ski resort in south central Colorado; population 5,902 (est. 2008).

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