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Apennines definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

AP'ENNINES, n. The mountains above described.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a mountain range extending the length of the Italian peninsula

Merriam Webster's

geographical name mountain chain Italy extending the length of the peninsula see corno (Monte) Apennine adjective

Britannica Concise

Mountain range, central Italy. It stretches some 840 mi (1,350 km) from near Savona in the northwest to Reggio di Calabria in the south, its width varying from 25 to 80 mi (40-130 km). Monte Corno is its highest peak, at 9,560 ft (2,915 m). The range is the source of most of Italy's rivers, incl. the Arno, Tiber, Volturno, and Garigliano. It is famous for its hill towns, incl. Florence, Arezzo, L'Aquila, and Benevento.



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