alp alp

Definition(s):

  • (n) any high mountain

Usage(s):

  • Astronomers said they had never seen anything like the fireworks produced when comet chunks, one of them roughly as big as an alp, crashed into the planet Jupiter.

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  1. "I cannot in good conscience at this time attend an event, under the auspices of NSW ALP head office," Mr Costa wrote. "The NSW ALP head office machine, it appears with the acquiescence of its general secretary Karl Bitar and his mentors and...
    on Jul 8, 2008 By: Michael Costa Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. The Treasurer, Michael Costa, had "introduced an enormous weight into the saddles of the ALP on the issue of [power] privatisation", Mr Debnam said. "Both Morris Iemma and I reassured the community power wouldn't be privatised [at the last...
    on May 12, 2008 By: Peter Debnam Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "The hypocrisy of the Nationals is breathtaking," Mr Schultz said. "Over the years on a regular basis we have had National Party candidates running against Liberal candidates and preferencing the ALP. They are the worst perpetrators of...
    on Oct 19, 2008 By: Alby Schultz Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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