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Rigi

[ree-gee]
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noun
  1. a mountain in central Switzerland, near the Lake of Lucerne. 5906 feet (1800 meters).
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  • On the Rigi his musings on the magnificence of the view are checked by the presence of a cretin.

    Mountain Meditations

    L. Lind-af-Hageby

  • The Rigi appears as “a dark and monstrous perpendicular wall.”

    Mountain Meditations

    L. Lind-af-Hageby

  • Three days later he landed in Vitznau at the foot of the Rigi.

    Tartarin On The Alps

    Alphonse Daudet

  • On our way home, while staying at Lucerne, we went up the Rigi.

  • In ascending the Rigi he again comes across Jones and Walker.

    Travelling Sketches.

    Anthony Trollope


British Dictionary definitions for rigi

Rigi

noun
  1. a mountain in the Alps of N central Switzerland, between Lakes Lucerne, Zug, and Lauerz
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