Definition of alpenglow
: a reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains
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There lay Penny Royal Glacier, cloaked in a dusky late-night alpenglow.
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Origin and Etymology of alpenglow
partial translation of German Alpenglühen, from Alpen Alps + Glühen glow
First Known Use: 1862See Words from the same year
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