Apennines

[ap-uh-nahynz]
noun (used with a plural verb)
a mountain range in Italy, extending across the length of the entire peninsula from NW to SW. Highest peak, Monte Corno, 9585 feet (2922 meters).
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Apennines (ˈæpəˌnaɪnz)
 
pl n
1.  a mountain range in Italy, extending over 1250 km (800 miles) from the northwest to the southernmost tip of the peninsula. Highest peak: Monte Corno, 2912 m (9554 ft)
2.  a mountain range lying in the N quadrants of the moon, extending over 950 km along the SE border of the Mare Imbrium and rising to 6200 m

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Another line of defence, the barbara line, crossed the southern apennines.
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