Apennine mountains

Historical Examples

A deposit of white ozokerite occurs on the top of the Apennine Mountains, in Italy, of which a specimen is here exhibited.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 401, September 8, 1883 Various

The little city of Assisi slept in quietness on the slopes of the Apennine Mountains under the dark clear sky.
The Book of Missionary Heroes Basil Mathews

There were the great Apennine Mountains on the side of which his city of Assisi was built.
The Book of Missionary Heroes Basil Mathews


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  • Apennines

    a mountain range in Italy, extending across the length of the entire peninsula from NW to SW. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 9585 feet (2922 meters). Contemporary Examples The Italian election was a farrago of farce and consequence that reaches far beyond the Alps and the Apennines. The United States Can’t Insulate Itself From Euro Politics […]

  • Apepi

    . Historical Examples At the first he simply held his own against Apepi, but by degrees he was able to do more. Ancient Egypt George Rawlinson They are in diorite, and have the name of Apepi engraved upon them. Ancient Egypt George Rawlinson The pacific rule of Apepi and his predecessors allowed Thebes to increase […]

  • Aper.

    aper. aperture

  • Apercu

    a hasty glance; a glimpse. an immediate estimate or judgment; understanding; insight. an outline or summary. noun an outline; summary an insight n. “quick impression, sketch, brief survey,” 1820s, from French aperçu (18c. in this sense), noun use of past participle of apercevoir “to perceive” (11c.), from Gallo-Romance *adpercipere, from Latin ad “to” (see ad-) […]

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