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Weisshorn

[vahys-hawrn]
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noun
  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Alps. 14,804 feet (4512 meters).
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Historical Examples

  • The stone avalanches of the Matterhorn and Weisshorn are illustrations in point.

    Fragments of science, V. 1-2

    John Tyndall

  • The mass of the Weisshorn is hidden, its summit alone appearing.

  • The crown of the Weisshorn was imbedded in this magnificent light.

  • It has neither the mass nor the form which would enable it to compete, from a distant point of view, with the Weisshorn.

  • This year I have seen the Weisshorn thus dissolved in opalescent air.


British Dictionary definitions for weisshorn

Weisshorn

noun
  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4505 m (14 781 ft)
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