Transylvanian Alps

Transylvanian Alps

noun
a mountain range in S Romania, forming a SW extension of the Carpathian Mountains. Highest peak, Mt. Negoiul, 8345 feet (2544 meters).
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Transylvanian Alps (ˌtrænsɪlˈveɪnɪən)
 
pl n
a mountain range in S Romania; a SW extension of the Carpathian Mountains. Highest peak: Mount Negoiu, 2548 m (8360 ft)

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transylvanian alps

mountainous region of south-central Romania. It consists of that section of the Carpathian Mountain arc from the Prahova River valley (east) to the gap in which flow the Timis and Cerna rivers.

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