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Finsteraarhorn

[fin-ster-ahr-hawrn]
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noun
  1. a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak of the Bernese Alps, 14,026 feet (4275 meters).
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Examples from the Web for finsteraarhorn

Historical Examples

  • But Finsteraarhorn is perhaps from the river Aar, not from Aar, eagle.

    The Romance of Words (4th ed.)

    Ernest Weekley

  • Adjacent to us rose the mighty mass of the Finsteraarhorn, the monarch of the Oberland.

  • Mont Cervin beckons to his brother, the gigantic Finsteraarhorn, across tracts of liquid ether.

    New Italian sketches

    John Addington Symonds

  • The Finsteraarhorn now fronted us; but clouds turbaned the head of the giant, and hid it from our view.

  • The Finsteraarhorn sends down a number of cliffy buttresses, separated from each other by wide couloirs filled with ice and snow.


British Dictionary definitions for finsteraarhorn

Finsteraarhorn

noun
  1. a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak in the Bernese Alps. Height: 4274 m (14 022 ft)
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