[fin-ster-ahr-hawrn] Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for finsteraarhorn

Historical Examples of finsteraarhorn

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

  • 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


  1. a mountain in S central Switzerland: highest peak in the Bernese Alps. Height: 4274 m (14 022 ft)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012