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Brenner Pass

[ bren-er ]
/ ˈbrɛn ər /

noun

a mountain pass in the Alps, on the border between Italy and Austria. 4494 feet (1370 meters) high.

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British Dictionary definitions for brenner pass

Brenner Pass

/ (ˈbrɛnə) /

noun

a pass over the E Alps, between Austria and Italy. Highest point: 1372 m (4501 ft)
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Word Origin and History for brenner pass

Brenner Pass


historical route over the Alps between Germany and Italy, from Breuni, name of a people who lived near there, perhaps Celtic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper