a city in NE Michigan, on Lake Huron.
The Alpena floats out into her last night—into the valley of the shadow of death.
The Golden Censer John McGovern
They come from Alpena and go way up to the Soo, and then go back again.
Brother Billy Frances Maragret Fox
The Alpena man was fished from under the roan’s hoofs just in time to save his life.
Horses Nine Sewell Ford
Two of the boys now went down to Alpena to get the mail and send letters home.
Fifty Years a Hunter and Trapper Eldred Nathaniel Woodcock
a reddish glow often seen on the summits of mountains just before sunrise or just after sunset. Historical Examples On August 23, 1869, the evening alpenglow was very fine, though it did not reach its maximum depth and splendour. Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall “No; it is only what people call the alpenglow,” […]
a long, powerful horn of wood or bark, with a cupped mouthpiece and a curved bell at opposite ends, used by Swiss herders and mountaineers. noun another name for alphorn
a strong staff with an iron point, used by mountain climbers. Historical Examples Stand up as I do, and hold your alpenstock behind you like this. The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn There’s a great stick in the corner that Uncle Joe calls his alpenstock. Little Lucy’s Wonderful Globe Charlotte M. Yonge I looked out […]
- Alpers’ disease
alpers’ disease Alpers’ disease Al·pers’ disease (āl’pərz) n. See progressive cerebral poliodystrophy.