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Matterhorn

[ mat-er-hawrn ]
/ ˈmæt ərˌhɔrn /
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noun

a mountain on the border of Switzerland and Italy, in the Pennine Alps. 14,780 feet (4,505 meters).

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British Dictionary definitions for Matterhorn

Matterhorn
/ (ˈmætəˌhɔːn) /

noun

a mountain on the border between Italy and Switzerland, in the Pennine Alps. Height: 4477 m (14 688 ft)French name: Mont Cervin Italian name: Monte Cervino (ˈmonte tʃerˈviːno)
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Cultural definitions for Matterhorn

Matterhorn

Mountain in the Alps on the border of Switzerland and Italy, celebrated for its distinctive shape.

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