- a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak of the Bernese Alps, 14,026 feet (4275 meters).
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But Finsteraarhorn is perhaps from the river Aar, not from Aar, eagle.The Romance of Words (4th ed.)
Adjacent to us rose the mighty mass of the Finsteraarhorn, the monarch of the Oberland.
Mont Cervin beckons to his brother, the gigantic Finsteraarhorn, across tracts of liquid ether.New Italian sketches
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The Finsteraarhorn now fronted us; but clouds turbaned the head of the giant, and hid it from our view.
The Finsteraarhorn sends down a number of cliffy buttresses, separated from each other by wide couloirs filled with ice and snow.
- a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak in the Bernese Alps. Height: 4274 m (14 022 ft)
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