Meaning of Lepontine Alps

Le•pon'tine Alps'

Pronunciation: (li-pon'tin), [key]
  1. a central range of the Alps in S Switzerland and N Italy. Highest peak, Mt. Leone, 11,684 ft. (3561 m).
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