alpenglow

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Etymology[edit]

A partial calque of German Alpenglühen, with the second element replaced by glow.

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Noun[edit]

alpenglow ‎(plural alpenglows)

  1. A rosy or reddish glow seen during sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains, especially snow-covered mountains on the opposite side of the sun.

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