alpine

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to the Alps, a mountainous region of Europe.

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Usage examples "alpine":

  1. Dark clouds lay heavily on the Alpine peaks, the air was raw and chilly- still it was Christmas. - "Scenes in Switzerland", American Tract Society.
  2. His death was felt as a personal grief by the band of workers whose steps he had for years guided over the most difficult Alpine passes. - "Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence", Louis Agassiz.
  3. In the beginning of the seventeenth century, some Alpine shepherds, who had reached the cave, reported that they had seen in it the remains of an altar. - "Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe", Sabine Baring-Gould.