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Noun: the Alps
  1. A large mountain system in south-central Europe; scenic beauty and winter sports make them a popular tourist attraction
    - Alps

Type of: chain, chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains

Part of: Austria, France, French Republic, Italia, Italian Republic, Italy, Oesterreich, Republic of Austria, Schweiz, Suisse, Svizzera, Swiss Confederation, Switzerland

Encyclopedia: The Alps