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1) Alp Arslan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alp Arslan, (alp arslan´) (KEY) , 1029-72, Seljuk sultan of Persia (1063-72). In 1065 he led the Seljuks in an invasion of Armenia and Georgia and in 1066 attacked...

2) Alp. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The Adrian renegade, a Venetian by extraction, who forswore the Christian faith to become a commander in the Turkish army. He led the host to the siege of Corinth,...

3) alp. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. A high mountain. 2. A very large mound or mass. Back-formation from the Alps....

4) Lion (as an agnomen). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...ALP ARSLAN [the Valiant Lion], son of Togrul Beg, the Perso-Turkish monarch. (Reigned 1063-1072.) 1 ALI was called The Lion of God for his religious zeal and great...

5) Oberalp. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Oberalp, (o´br-alp) (KEY) , Alpine pass, 6,733 ft (2,052 m) high, between Grisons and Uri cantons, S central Switzerland. Oberalpsee, a small lake, is nearby, and...

6) Alpes-Maritimes. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alpes-Maritimes, (alp-maretem´) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 983,600), SE France, bounded by Italy on the east and the Mediterranean Sea on the south and surrounding...

7) Wengen. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Wengen, (veng´n) (KEY) , mountain resort, Bern canton, S central Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. It is a summer and winter recreation area. The nearby Wengern Alp...

8) Ranz des Vaches. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Simple melodies played by the Swiss mountaineers on their Alp-horn when they drive their herds to pasture, or call them home (pour ranger des vaches, to bring the...

9) Frances'ca. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A Venetian maiden, daughter of Minotti, governor of Corinth. She loved Alp, and tried to restore him to his country and faith; but, as he refused to recant, gave...

10) Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, (alp´-d-ot´-prvaNs´) (KEY) , department (1990 pop. 132,400), SE France; formerly Basses-Alpes dept. Digne is the capital....

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