Pilatus

[ German pee-lah-toos ]
/ German piˈlɑ tʊs /

noun

a mountain in central Switzerland, near Lucerne: a peak of the Alps; cable railway. 6,998 feet (2,130 meters).

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Pilatus
/ (German piˈlaːtʊs) /

noun

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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