[ber-nee-nuh; Italian ber-nee-nah]
- a mountain in SE Switzerland, in the Rhaetian Alps. 13,295 feet (4050 meters).
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The country immediately east of the Bernina is an unknown land.Italian Alps
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“I remember the time when people said Christian was the best man in the Bernina,” he said.
If the weather was clear, she would have a grand view of the Bernina range.
The wastes of the Bernina stretch above, and round about are leaguered some of the most forbidding sharp-toothed peaks I ever saw.
Fur-coats would not keep it out; and we longed to be once more in open sledges on Bernina rather than enclosed in that cold coup.
- Piz Bernina a mountain in SE Switzerland, the highest peak of the Bernina Alps in the S Rhaetian Alps. Height: 4049 m (13 284 ft)
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