Jura Mountains

[ joor-uh; French zhy-ra ]
/ ˈdʒʊər ə; French ʒüˈra /

plural noun

a mountain range in W central Europe, between France and Switzerland, extending from the Rhine to the Rhone. Highest peak, Crêt de la Neige, 5,654 feet (1,723 meters).

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