- a range of the Alps in N Italy.
- the highest peak of this range. 12,802 feet (3902 meters).
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for ortler
We were directly under the shadow of the Ortler, with its twelve thousand feet of rock and ice.
The Ortler was transfigured, the Madatsch dazzling—almost blinding until our eyes had grown wonted to the brilliant spectacle.
Pastor Ortler was still the same, preaching to his little flock, and giving freely of his means, his wife only slightly older.Scenes in Switzerland
American Tract Society
A multitude of mountains raised their crowns towards heaven, while above all rose the snow-white cone of the Ortler.The Glaciers of the Alps