Alpenglow

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Alpenglow A reddish glow seen near sunset or sunrise on the summits of mountains; specif., a reillumination sometimes observed after the summits have passed into shadow, supposed to be due to a curving downward (refraction) of the light rays from the west resulting from the cooling of the air.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n alpenglow The glow upon the Alps; a peculiar reflection of sunlight from their snowy heights, after the sun has disappeared to the valleys, or just before daybreak; the last or first rays of the sun among the Alps, casting a rich purple tint, an effect sometimes heightened by a certain amount of humidity in the atmosphere.
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Usage

In literature:

There were fleeting blushes as rosy as the Alpenglow now tinging her pale cheek.
"A Fascinating Traitor" by Richard Henry Savage
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In news:

Final Alpenglow Chamber Music Concert tonight in Dillon.
TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif — Winter is right around the corner and to celebrate, Alpenglow Sports is commencing their 4th annual Winter Film Series.
OLYMPIC VALLEY, Calif — Alpenglow's Winter Film Series opens Wednesday, Nov 14, with a fast paced and humorous assortment of stories and images by Dave Nettle that highlight six recent rock-climbing trips.
SQUAW VALLEY — Alpenglow's Winter Film Series opens Wednesday, Nov 14, with a fast paced and humorous assortment of stories and images by Dave Nettle that highlight six recent rock-climbing trips.
Free community avalanche seminar at Alpenglow Sports.
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