[ vet-er-hawrn ]

  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. 12,149 feet (3,715 meters).

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How to use Wetterhorn in a sentence

  • Wonderful ingenuity has been shown in contriving a means to enable people to ascend the Wetterhorn Mountain in Switzerland.

  • There are two of these glaciers in the valleys below the Schreckhorn and the Wetterhorn, near the long village of Grindelwald.

    Rudy and Babette | Hans Christian Andersen
  • The fine weather came thus to an end, and next day I gave up the Wetterhorn for the ignoble Faulhorn.

  • Over the summit of the Wetterhorn the Pleiades hung like a diadem, while at intervals a solitary meteor shot across the sky.

  • Two of these lie in the broad clefts of the rock, under the Schreckhorn and Wetterhorn, near the little town of Grindelwald.

    The Ice-Maiden: and Other Tales. | Hans Christian Andersen

British Dictionary definitions for Wetterhorn


/ (German ˈvɛtərˌhɔrn) /

  1. a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. Height: 3701 m (12 143 ft)

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