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young

1. Geography
a. (of mountains) formed in the Alpine orogeny and still usually rugged in outline
b. another term for youthful
2. of or relating to a rejuvenated group or movement or one claiming to represent the younger members of the population, esp one adhering to a political ideology
3. offspring, esp young animals
4. with young (of animals) pregnant
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