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Rhaetian Alps

plural noun
1.
a chain of the Alps in E Switzerland and W Austria. Highest peak, Mt. Bernina, 13,295 feet (4052 meters).
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  • "Baedeker does not mention the existence of brigands at present in the Rhaetian Alps," retorted Sylvia, with quaint dryness.

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Rhaetian Alps

plural noun
1.
a section of the central Alps along E Switzerland's borders with Austria and Italy. Highest peak: Piz Bernina, 4049 m (13 284 ft)
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