An alp on the Italian border.
alp definition by Webster's New World
Origin: ; from Classical Latin Alpes, the Alps, high mountains; probably ; from a non-IE root an unverified form alb-, mountain: thought by some scholars to be also the origin of Albion
alp definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A high mountain.
- A very large mound or mass.
Origin: Back-formation from the Alps.