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    Berni Guest

    alpenglow

    Hi,

    Does anybody know what alpenglow might be?

    thank you,

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    Re: alpenglow

    At a guess, I would suggest that it meant a sun-tan gained whist skiing. But, it's only a guess.


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    Re: alpenglow




    al·pen·glow A rosy glow that suffuses snow-covered mountain peaks at dawn or dusk on a clear day. [Partial translation of German Alpenglühen : Alpen, Alps + glühen, to glow.]


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    Re: alpenglow

    Aaaah, so I wasn't that far off then.

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