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Bernina



a mountain in SE Switzerland, in the Rhaetian Alps. 13,295 feet (4050 meters).
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Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
Italian Alps Douglas William Freshfield
The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy
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The Silent Barrier Louis Tracy

noun
Piz Bernina, a mountain in SE Switzerland, the highest peak of the Bernina Alps in the S Rhaetian Alps. Height: 4049 m (13 284 ft)

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  • Bernina alps

    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)



  • Bernini

    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 […]

  • Bernoulli

    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 […]



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