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Wetterhorn

[vet-er-hawrn]
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noun
  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. 12,149 feet (3715 meters).
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Historical Examples

  • In 1909 an electric aerial monorail up the Wetterhorn in the Alps was put into operation.

    Every-day Science: Volume VII. The Conquest of Time and Space

    Henry Smith Williams

  • Grand views we had of the Wetterhorn, the Faulhorn, and the upper and lower glaciers of Grindenwald.

    Over the Ocean

    Curtis Guild

  • I rather thought of taking things easily myself and doing the Wetterhorn.

  • The big shoulder of the Wetterhorn seemed to fall just like the run on “shoulder.”

  • There are two of these glaciers in the valleys below the Schreckhorn and the Wetterhorn, near the long village of Grindelwald.

    Rudy and Babette

    Hans Christian Andersen


British Dictionary definitions for wetterhorn

Wetterhorn

noun
  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. Height: 3701 m (12 143 ft)
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