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  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. 13,668 feet (4,166 meters).

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How to use Jungfrau in a sentence

  • Two massive forms, two giants on the sides of the horizon, the Jungfrau and the Finsteraarhorn.

  • It was a very bright day, and the sun had been shining with a ravishing clearness on the snow-white breast of the Jungfrau.

    Letters from Switzerland | Samuel Irenus Prime
  • He made several Alpine tours, and once (in 1860) he accompanied me in an ascent of the Jungfrau with a couple of guides.

  • People tried for more than a thousand years to get to the top of the Jungfrau before they could succeed.

    Rollo in Switzerland | Jacob Abbott
  • The view of the Jungfrau was of course more commanding here than it was down at the inn.

    Rollo in Switzerland | Jacob Abbott

British Dictionary definitions for Jungfrau


/ (German ˈjʊŋfrau) /

  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps south of Interlaken. Height: 4158 m (13 642 ft)

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