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English Dictionary: ALP by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
alp
n
  1. any high mountain
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Alp \Alp\, n.
      A bullfinch. --Rom. of R.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Alp \Alp\, n. [L. Alpes the Alps, said to be of Celtic origin;
      cf. Gael. alp a high mountain, Ir. ailp any huge mass or
      lump: cf. F. Alpes.]
      1. A very high mountain. Specifically, in the plural, the
            highest chain of mountains in Europe, containing the lofty
            mountains of Switzerland, etc.
  
                     Nor breath of vernal air from snowy alp. --Milton.
  
                     Hills peep o'er hills, and alps on alps arise.
                                                                              --Pope.
  
      2. Fig.: Something lofty, or massive, or very hard to be
            surmounted.
  
      Note: The plural form Alps is sometimes used as a singular.
               [bd]The Alps doth spit.[b8] --Shak.

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (15Feb98) [foldoc]:
   ALP
  
      A {list processing} extension of {Mercury
      Autocode}.
  
      ["ALP, An Autocode List-Processing Language", D.C. Cooper et
      al, Computer J 5:28-31, 1962].
  
      (1995-01-24)
  
  
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