Example sentences for: alps

How can you use “alps” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Hannibal, the Carthaginian general, led one of history’s greatest military marches the length of the Costa Blanca to France and Italy, crossing the Pyrenees and the Alps, in the hope of surprising an unsuspecting Rome.

  • A cable car crash killed 20 people in the French Alps.

  • The central region of Honshu (Japan’s main island), Chubu stretches northeast from Kansai across the Hida, Kiso, and Akaishi mountains — known collectively as the Japan Alps — to the plains of the north coast and the Sea of Japan.

  • Nurtured within the geographical separations of the Alps, the Po valley, and the coasts on either side of the Apennines, it was this very diversity that created the richness of Italian art and its competing regional schools of painting and architecture.

  • Below the three great lakes, Maggiore, Como, and Garda, the fertile plain of the Po river separates the Alps from the rugged chain of the Apennines, running like a wall down the middle of the peninsula to the arid south.


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