How to use Brocken in a sentence
Long after Christianity had penetrated to these regions, the Brocken remained a place of heathen worship.
In the folklore of north Germany the Brocken holds an important place, and to it cling many legends.
I've seen the night when Brocken would be tame beside the pandemonium round-about.The Adventures of Kathlyn | Harold MacGrath
It requires an effort to recognise a mist-picture of yourself—a sort of Scotch Spectre of the Brocken.
Do you never imagine that on a stormy night you hear the witches riding through the air, to hold their revels on the Brocken?Pencil Sketches | Eliza Leslie
British Dictionary definitions for Brocken
a mountain in central Germany: the highest peak of the Harz Mountains; important in German folklore. Height: 1142 m (3747 ft). The Brocken Bow or Brocken Spectre is an atmospheric phenomenon in which an observer, when the sun is low, may see his enlarged shadow against the clouds, often surrounded by coloured lights
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