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alpine
American English: /ˈælˌpaɪn/
British English: /ˈalpʌɪn/

Translation of alpine in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (of high mountains)
    (pasture/flora)
    alpino
    alpestre
    (club/hut/skiing)
    alpino
    Example sentences
    • The hikers start in tropical rainforest territory and travel through moorlands, alpine meadows and glaciers on the summit.
    • Plant communities thrive there, from ribbons of riparian plants to sagebrush fiats, lodgepole pine forests, subalpine meadows and alpine stone fields.
    • They inhabit every terrestrial ecosystem on earth, from rainforest canopies to alpine mountains, from lakes and rivers to hot dry deserts.
    Example sentences
    • Events include snowshoeing, cross-country skiing and alpine downhill racing at the Sunshine Village, one of the most exclusive areas of Banff in the Canadian Rockies.
    • The Alpine Trekker is simply a dummy ski-boot sole that you clip into your alpine ski binding.
    • This was a hoot, since the exam was given on an alpine hill that I skied on with my long, skinny, wooden skis.
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