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/German ˈɡrɪndəlvalt/
a valley and resort in central Switzerland, in the Bernese Oberland: mountaineering centre, with the Wetterhorn and the Eiger nearby
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  • Heedless of the forebodings of many prophets of evil weather we set out for grindelwald.

  • The distance from the inn at the Wengern Alp to grindelwald is seven or eight miles.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • At length the party arrived safely at grindelwald and put up at an excellent inn, with windows looking out upon the glaciers.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • He had also been to the great glacier at grindelwald; but that was a sad story.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen
  • Two of these lie in the broad clefts of the rock, under the Schreckhorn and Wetterhorn, near the little town of grindelwald.

    The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. Hans Christian Andersen
  • It seems to drop sheer for eight thousand feet down to grindelwald.

  • Miss Mabel Smith's experience at grindelwald reminds me of one of my own in the same place during the following year.

    Seen and Unseen E. Katharine Bates
  • They spent several days in the lovely village of grindelwald.

    The Overall Boys in Switzerland Eulalie Osgood Grover
  • But I think you said you were going down into the grindelwald.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • Mr Wills, as he then was, had set out from grindelwald to attempt the 52 ascent of the hitherto unclimbed Wetterhorn.

    True Tales of Mountain Adventures Mrs. Aubrey Le Blond

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