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Pilatus

[ German pee-lah-toos ]

noun

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


Pilatus

/ piˈlaːtʊs /

noun

  1. 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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Weggis is a beautiful spot, looking across the blue water to Mount Pilatus, the lake shore dotted with white villages.

We arose refreshed, and were anxious to see the Rigi mountain, and the still more popular Pilatus.

Arthur followed the direction of his father's eye to the dark and shadowy eminence of Mount Pilatus.

On the top of the Pilatus at Luzern is a black pond, which is one of the devil's favourite abodes.

By "cap" is meant a cloud resting on top, by "collar" the cloud encircling Pilatus' head.

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