a mountain group in SE Switzerland, extending from the Rhateian Alps on the Italian border. Highest peak, Piz Bernina, 13,304 feet (4055 meters).
- Bernina pass
a pass traversing Bernina Mountain, between SE Switzerland and N Italy. 7640 feet (2330 meters) high. noun a pass in the Alps between SE Switzerland and N Italy, east of Piz Bernina. Height: 2323 m (7622 ft)
Giovanni [jee-uh-vah-nee;; Italian jaw-vahn-nee] /ˌdʒi əˈvɑ ni;; Italian dʒɔˈvɑn ni/ (Show IPA), or Gian [jahn] /dʒɑn/ (Show IPA), Lorenzo [luh-ren-zoh;; Italian law-ren-dzaw] /ləˈrɛn zoʊ;; Italian lɔˈrɛn dzɔ/ (Show IPA), 1598–1680, Italian sculptor, architect, and painter. Contemporary Examples Tacita Dean’s ‘Five Americans’ Captures a Quiet Brilliance Blake Gopnik May 6, 2012 Historical Examples Rambles in Rome […]
Daniel [dan-yuh l;; German dah-nee-el;; French da-nyel] /ˈdæn yəl;; German ˈdɑ niˌɛl;; French daˈnyɛl/ (Show IPA), 1700–82, Swiss physicist and mathematician born in the Netherlands (son of Johann Bernoulli). Jakob [German yah-kawp] /German ˈyɑ kɔp/ (Show IPA), or Jacques [French zhahk] /French ʒɑk/ (Show IPA), 1654–1705, Swiss mathematician and physicist. Johann [German yoh-hahn] /German ˈyoʊ […]
- Bernoulli box