alp
Noun

alp (plural alps)

  1. A very high mountain. Specifically, one of the Alps, the highest chain of mountains in Europe.
    • 1671, John Milton, “Samson Agonistes, […]”, in Paradise Regain’d. A Poem. In IV Books. To which is Added, Samson Agonistes, London: Printed by J. M[acock] for John Starkey […], OCLC 228732398 ↗, line 529, page 42 ↗:
      Nor breath of Vernal Air from ſnowy Alp.
    • 1709, [Alexander Pope], An Essay on Criticism, London: Printed for W. Lewis […], published 1711, OCLC 15810849 ↗, page 15 ↗:
      Hills peep o'er Hills, and Alps on Alps ariſe!
Translations
ALP
Proper noun
  1. Abbreviation of Australian Labor Party.
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alp (plural alps)

  1. Acronym of axion-like particle
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