1. Adjective.  Relating to the Alps, a mountain range in Western Europe.
  2. Adjective.  Of, relating to, or inhabiting mountains, especially above the timber line.
  3. Adjective.  (skiing) ; of or relating to slalom and downhill skiing. (Compare Nordic.).
  4. Noun.  Any of several plants, native to mountain habitats, often grown in a rock garden.

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