What does the word alp mean?

Usage examples for alp

  1. What about that dumb weight on his lips when he had tried to tell Claire on the Schatz Alp about Estelle? – The Dark Tower by Phyllis Bottome
  2. When the forest was at an end we found ourselves at the foot of an alp which sloped steeply up to the Five Towers of Averau. – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke
  3. Dining at the Rag the night before I left, I met a man who knew a man then staying at the Riffel Alp. – No Hero by E.W. Hornung