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alpine

1. (of plants) growing on mountains, esp above the limit for tree growth
2. connected with or used in mountaineering in medium-sized glaciated mountain areas such as the Alps
3. Skiing of or relating to racing events on steep prepared slopes, such as the slalom and downhill
4. a plant that is native or suited to alpine conditions

alpine

[′al‚pīn]
(ecology)
Any plant native to mountain peaks or boreal regions.
(geology)
Similar to or characteristic of a lofty mountain or mountain system.
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In a very insightful report dated 4 June 1940, General Luigi Negri, head of the Corpo D'Armata Alpino, confirmed these fears when he outlined the challenges of an attack across the Northern Alpine sector (Baltea-Orco-Sture).
The Alpino and the Baker have gone, so too the Venice restaurant in Great Titchfield Street further east, where The Sporting Life held its farewell party in May 1998.
This includes return flights from Cardiff to Verona, seven nights half-board in the Hotel Sole on Lake Garda, seven nights half-board in the Hotel Alpino Plan in Selva and all transfers.
Roberto Moreno, of Denver-based Alpino, a group seeking to diversify ethnicities on the ski slopes, says Aspen leads Colorado.
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Contract notice: Procedure for the award of social and health services and social assistance in the structures of the social health center prospero alpino marostica: residential health assistant to the disabled (rsa disabled), housing community for disabled (ca disabled), and regional rehabilitation unit (urt) - no race.
Robert, per seguire la cura che ritiene "miracolosa", si lancia nell'immaginazione sbrigliata: vede cadaveri di soldati austriaci e si sente anch'essa "nell'Isonzo, la sera di una vittoria italiana", poi vede un bellissimo alpino evirato ed elogia la "virilita italiana"; ma la febbre resta a 39 (169) Marinetti risponde con un "infiammante" racconto di guerra, descrizione di un violento attacco austriaco che fa salire la febbre in trincea (nel testo parolibero si "vede" la febbre salire da 38 a 40), e cosi conclude:
She became concerned when he started talking to her outside the Alpino chip shop in Cross Arthurlie Street and decided to get a taxi.
The odds-on favourite at 52-100, Collier Hill took up the running with half a mile to go and, although Alpino Chileno tried to go with him, that Argentine-bred rival paid for those exertions, weakening in the straight to finish last but one.
Si levemente in ramo alpino fronda non e mossa dal vento o spica molle in colto e verde poggio o nebbia in colle o vaga nel ciel nube e nel mar onda, come sotto bel velo e treccia bionda in picciol tempo un cor si dona e tolle, e disvorra quel che piu ch'altro volle, e di speranze e di sospetti abonda.