adret

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Etymology[edit]

A 1909 photograph by Vittorio Sella of K2, the second-highest mountain in the world, viewed from the Godwin-Austen Glacier.[1]

Borrowed from French adret, from Occitan adret (sun-facing side of a mountain).

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adret (plural adrets)

  1. (geography) The sun-facing side of a mountain.

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  1. ^ From Images de l’Himalaya [Images of the Himalayas] (Encyclopédie Alpina Illustrée [Encyclopedia Alpina Illustrated]; 2), [Paris: Encyclopédie Alpina Illustrée, 1935], OCLC 9390786.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Occitan.

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adret m (plural adrets)

  1. (geography, Alps) sun-facing side of a mountain

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