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Brenner Pass

[bren-er] /ˈbrɛn ər/
a mountain pass in the Alps, on the border between Italy and Austria. 4494 feet (1370 meters) high. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The highest point which the road crossed is about 4600 feet above the sea, or a little higher than the Brenner Pass in the Tyrol.

    Northern Travel Bayard Taylor
  • We found our way to this charming spot by means of our old friend, the Brenner Pass.

    An American Girl in Munich Mabel W. Daniels
  • One of his lines of migration carried them to north Italy, where it points to the Brenner Pass.

  • As we have before stated, the Brenner Pass was not originally used so much for military purposes as was afterwards the case.

    Tyrol and its People Clive Holland
  • Can you imagine spending Christmas riding through the Brenner Pass?

    An American Girl in Munich Mabel W. Daniels
  • Then Mr. Brock will ride over the Brenner Pass and catch a train somewhere, before his escape is discovered.

    The Husbands of Edith

    George Barr McCutcheon
British Dictionary definitions for Brenner Pass

Brenner Pass

a pass over the E Alps, between Austria and Italy. Highest point: 1372 m (4501 ft)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for Brenner Pass

historical route over the Alps between Germany and Italy, from Breuni, name of a people who lived near there, perhaps Celtic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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