alpinism

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

alpine +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

alpinism (usually uncountable, plural alpinisms)

  1. (sometimes capitalized) 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.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]