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  1. a range of the Alps in N Italy.
  2. the highest peak of this range. 12,802 feet (3902 meters).
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Historical Examples

  • We were directly under the shadow of the Ortler, with its twelve thousand feet of rock and ice.

    Europe from a Motor Car

    Russell Richardson

  • The Ortler was transfigured, the Madatsch dazzling—almost blinding until our eyes had grown wonted to the brilliant spectacle.

    Europe from a Motor Car

    Russell Richardson

  • 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.