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What mountain range is often referred to as the backbone of Italy?

The Apennines What mountain range is often referred to as the backbone of Italy?
The answer is: The Apennines

The Apennines or Apennine Mountains is a mountain range stretching 1000 km from the north to the south of Italy along its east coast, traversing the entire peninsula, and forming the backbone of the country. The name may be derived from the Latin root "penne", meaning a quill or feather, also the source of the word "pinnacle". Thus, is it may be linked etymologically to the English Pennines.
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