Definition of alp
1 : a high rugged mountain
2 : something suggesting an alp in height, size, or ruggedness
Examples of alp in a Sentence
an adventurer who has scaled alps, explored ocean depths, and flown into the stratosphere
Recent Examples of alp from the Web
ALPS is part of the company’s financial services segment.
Instead he was spotted in the Swiss alps, drinking beer on the ski slopes with friends after partying into the early hours the night before at a club in the posh ski resort town of Verbier, the Daily Mail reported.
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Origin and Etymology of alp
back-formation from Alps, mountain system of Europe
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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