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Brenner Pass

[bren-er] /ˈbrɛn ər/
noun
1.
a mountain pass in the Alps, on the border between Italy and Austria. 4494 feet (1370 meters) high.
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Brenner Pass

/ˈbrɛnə/
noun
1.
a pass over the E Alps, between Austria and Italy. Highest point: 1372 m (4501 ft)
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Word Origin and History for Brenner Pass

historical route over the Alps between Germany and Italy, from Breuni, name of a people who lived near there, perhaps Celtic.

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Encyclopedia Article for Brenner Pass

mountain pass, one of the lowest (4,511 feet [1,375 m]) and most important through the main chain of the Alps on the Austrian-Italian border. It separates the Otztal and Zillertal Alps

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