Example sentences for: alps

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

  • Embraced by green wooded escarpments and backed by snow-capped Alps, the lake favored by some of England’s most romantic 19th-century poets — Words­worth, Shelley, and Byron — retains a certain wistful atmosphere for the leisure hours of the Milanese (it’s less than an hour from Milan by train or car).

  • 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.

  • And the sixth thing we know--the Alps.

  • Like the building of the Alps and the Himalayas, it is a process that is so slow that we cannot perceive it happening.

  • Skiing is excellent, inexpensive and very popular with Poles and some foreign vacationers on ski packages, even though facilities lag behind resorts in the Alps and Pyrenees.

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