What does Alpine mean?

Definitions for Alpine
ˈæl paɪn, -pɪnalpine

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alpineadjective

    relating to or characteristic of alps

    "alpine sports"

  2. Alpineadjective

    relating to the Alps and their inhabitants

    "Alpine countries, Switzerland, Italy, France, and Germany"

  3. alpineadjective

    living or growing above the timber line

    "alpine flowers"


  1. alpinenoun

    Any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden

  2. alpineadjective

    ; of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing. (Compare Nordic.)

  3. Alpineadjective

    Relating to the Alps, a mountain range in Western Europe.

  4. Etymology: From alpinus, from Alpes. Cognates include alpin.


  1. alpine

    Alpine generally refers to anything related to high mountains, specifically those like the Alps in Europe. This can pertain to plants, animals, climates, sports, activities or any phenomena found in such mountainous regions. It is often used to describe conditions that exist at high elevations above the tree line.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Alpineadjective

    of or pertaining to the Alps, or to any lofty mountain; as, Alpine snows; Alpine plants

  2. Alpineadjective

    like the Alps; lofty

  3. Etymology: [L. Alpinus, fr. Alpes the Alps: cf. F. Alpin.]


  1. Alpine

    Alpine was a French manufacturer of racing and sports cars that used rear-mounted Renault engines. Jean Rédélé, the founder of Alpine, was originally a Dieppe garage proprietor, who began to achieve considerable competition success in one of the few French cars produced just after the Second World War. The company was bought in 1978 by Renault.

Rap Dictionary

  1. alpinenoun

    Make of car stereo from a Japan-based company (). From the name of the manufacturers of the top in-car speaker systems. "Sit back and let the Alpine blast" -- Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince (Summertime). "Then I let the alpine play/ I was pumpin' new shit by NWA" -- Eazy-E and NWA (Boyz-N-The Hood)

Editors Contribution

  1. alpine

    Existing on or related to a mountain.

    There are various varieties of Alpine plants, chalets, ski slopes and an Alpine climate.

    Submitted by MaryC on June 11, 2015  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Alpine is ranked #133048 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Alpine surname appeared 127 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Alpine.

    81.8% or 104 total occurrences were White.
    7% or 9 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    5.5% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    4.7% or 6 total occurrences were Black.

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Anagrams for Alpine »

  1. Nepali

  2. pineal

  3. penial

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alpine in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alpine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Alpine in a Sentence

  1. Gunilla Lindberg:

    The venues continue to progress rapidly, we visited Jeongseon (Alpine Center) and the Alpensia Sliding Center and got a really good impression of what the athletes will experience come Games time.

  2. John McBride:

    A good testimony to the fitness levels of alpine ski racers is that over history guys like Bode Miller have won the Superstars contest against greats in NBA and NFL and the Olympics and other sports.

  3. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow:

    The shades of night were falling fast,As though an Alpine village passedA youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice,A banner with the strange device,ExcelsiorHis brow was sad his eye beneath,Flashed like a falchion from its sheath,And like a silver clarion rungThe accents of that unknown tongue,Excelsior

  4. Owner South Maritime Pte Ltd:

    At 0800 hrs GMT, a number of craft approached the Alpine Eternity firing warning shots and the master was ordered by VHF to stop, the master ignored the order and broke away from his passage and headed into UAE waters at the same time requesting assistance. At the point when the order was ignored and when the vessel changed course it was directly fired upon.

  5. Heribert Eisl:

    The avalanche happened on the northern side of the Dachstein, just under the entry point Rankluft, we mobilized all our staff, but unfortunately there was no happy ending. An avalanche in the Dachstein region of the Austrian Alps killed at least five hikers, authorities said. A separate avalanche hit the southern Carinthia region around noon, killing a 33-year-old police officer when a large piece of frozen snow struck him during an Alpine training exercise. The officer suffered such serious injuries that he died at the scene of the accident, Austrias Interior Ministry said in a statement.

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