Definition of adret in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈadreɪ/


A mountain slope which faces the sun. Compare with ubac.
Example sentences
  • The shady northern side of an alpine mountain, characterized by a lower timberline and lower snow line than the sunny southern side (adret slope).


From French, from dialect variants of à 'to' and droit 'straight'.

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