Carpathian-mountains



a mountain range in central Europe, extending from N Slovakia to central Romania. Highest peak, Gerlachovka, 8737 feet (2663 meters).
plural noun
a mountain system of central and E Europe, extending from Slovakia to central Romania: mainly forested, with rich iron ore resources. Highest peak: Gerlachovka, 2663 m (8788 ft)

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