Pilatus

[German pee-lah-too s]
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noun

a mountain in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: a peak of the Alps; cable railway. 6998 feet (2130 meters).

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Pilatus

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a mountain in central Switzerland, in Unterwalden canton: derives its name from the legend that the body of Pontius Pilate lay in a former lake on the mountain. Height: 2122 m (6962 ft)
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