alpinism

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alpine +‎ -ism

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alpinism (usually uncountable, plural alpinisms)

  1. (sometimes capitalized) Mountain climbing.
    Synonyms: mountaineering, mountain climbing
    • 1912, "New Maps," Bulletin of the American Geographical Society, vol. 44, no. 7, p. 558,
      . . . our rapidly increasing knowledge of the Rocky Mountains of Canada for which geography is so greatly indebted to alpinism.

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EtymologyEdit

From French alpinisme.

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alpinism n (uncountable)

  1. mountaineering

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