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Bernina

[ber-nee-nuh; Italian ber-nee-nah] /bərˈni nə; Italian bɛrˈni nɑ/
noun
1.
a mountain in SE Switzerland, in the Rhaetian Alps. 13,295 feet (4050 meters).
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  • The country immediately east of the Bernina is an unknown land.

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  • If the weather was clear, she would have a grand view of the Bernina range.

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  • “I remember the time when people said Christian was the best man in the Bernina,” he said.

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  • The wastes of the Bernina stretch above, and round about are leaguered some of the most forbidding sharp-toothed peaks I ever saw.

  • Fur-coats would not keep it out; and we longed to be once more in open sledges on Bernina rather than enclosed in that cold coup.

  • “I was talking to the sigñorina,” he explained, using his native tongue, for he was born on the Italian side of the Bernina.

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  • The lightning flashes were less frequent, and the thunder was muttering far away amid the secret places of the Bernina.

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  • The local guides were absent in the Bernina, and the hotel proprietor—good, careful man!

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  • Val Livigno and the surrounding glens cannot rival the Bernina or the Orteler.

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    Douglas William Freshfield
  • An example of this kind on a small scale occurs near the Bernina Gasthaus, about two hours from Pontresina.

British Dictionary definitions for Bernina

Bernina

/bəˈniːnə; Italian berˈnina/
noun
1.
Piz Bernina, a mountain in SE Switzerland, the highest peak of the Bernina Alps in the S Rhaetian Alps. Height: 4049 m (13 284 ft)
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