Apennines, the

Апенни́ны, горы

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  • APENNINES —    The major limestone mountain range which encloses Etruria and Umbria from the north and the east. The northern Apennines curve gently from west northwest toward the east southeast and contain the northern limits of Etruria. Between the Giovi… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

  • Apennines — [ap′ə nīnz΄] mountain range of central Italy, extending the full length of the peninsula: highest peak, 9,560 ft (2,914 m) …   English World dictionary

  • The Mysteries of Udolpho — The Mysteries of Udolpho, A Romance; Interspersed with Some Pieces of Poetry   …   Wikipedia

  • The Archdiocese of Acerenza —     The Archdiocese of Acerenza     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Archdiocese of Acerenza     (ACHERONTIA.)     This archdiocese, in the provinces of Lecce and Potenza, Italy, has been united since 1203 with the Diocese of Matera. It lays claim… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Moro River Campaign — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Moro River Campaign partof=Italian Campaign (World War II) caption=Riflemen of the 48th Highlanders of Canada take cover during German counterattack north of San Leonardo, December 101943 date=December 1943… …   Wikipedia

  • The Oval Portrait — Infobox short story | name = The Oval Portrait title orig = Life in Death translator = author = Edgar Allan Poe country = flagicon|USA United States language = English series = genre = Horror short story published in = publisher = Graham s… …   Wikipedia

  • Apennines — /ap euh nuynz /, n. (used with a pl. v.) a mountain range in Italy, extending across the length of the entire peninsula from NW to SW. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 9585 ft. (2922 m). * * * Mountain range, central Italy. It stretches some 840 mi… …   Universalium

  • Apennines — noun A mountain range stretching 1,200 km from the north to the south of Italy along its east coast, traversing the entire Apennine Peninsula, and forming the backbone of the country. Syn: Apennine Mountains …   Wiktionary

  • Apennines — Ap|en|nines a ↑range of mountains in a line down the middle of Italy, from the northwest of the country to the south …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Apennines — /ˈæpənaɪnz/ (say apuhnuynz) plural noun the, a mountain range traversing the length of the Italian peninsula. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 2912 m …   Australian English dictionary

  • Apennines — geographical name mountain chain Italy extending the length of the peninsula see corno (Monte) • Apennine adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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