a mountain pass in SW Wyoming, cutting through the Rocky Mountains at the S of the Wind River range: part of the Oregon Trail.
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How to use South Pass in a sentence
The South Pass has an altitude of seven thousand eight hundred and eighty-nine feet.
The buffalo seldom range beyond the South Pass, and never west of Green river.Early Western Travels 1748-1846, Volume XXX | Joel Palmer
August 8, 1842, he reached the South Pass, and then the unexplored was before him—untrodden ground.Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8 | Various
We went through the South Pass, which is hardly deserving the name of a pass, being nothing but a valley between hills.
It was then discovered that the emigrants represented two parties, one of which also decided to go by the South Pass.The Awakening of the Desert | Julius C. Birge