Alp

Definition of Alp

n.1.A very high mountain. Specifically, in the plural, the highest chain of mountains in Europe, containing the lofty mountains of Switzerland, etc.
Nor breath of vernal air from snowy alp.
- Milton.
Hills peep o'er hills, and alps on alps arise.
- Pope.
2.Fig.: Something lofty, or massive, or very hard to be surmounted.
1.A bullfinch.

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