Great, a mountain pass between SW Switzerland and NW Italy, in the Pennine Alps: Napoleon led his army through it in 1800; location of a hospice. 8,108 feet (2,470 meters) high.
Little, a mountain pass between SE France and NW Italy, in the Alps, S of Mont Blanc. 7,177 feet (2,185 meters) high.
one of a breed of very large dogs having a massive head and a dense coat, bred in the Swiss Alps as guide dogs and used to rescue lost, snowbound travelers.
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How to use St. Bernard in a sentence
Turns out the bartender was from St. Bernard Parish, where the Manganos had their nursing home.
The once-bright dream of becoming a maronnier, or lay worker, at the Hospice of St. Bernard had faded with the passing of time.
After that, he couldn't possibly get lost, for the only path he'd find must take him over St. Bernard Pass.
He flung himself before the supreme authority of St. Bernard Hospice.
For all their ability to work miracles, the men of St. Bernard Hospice would never reach him alive if he were.
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