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Erz Mountains

[airts] /ɛərts/
plural noun
a mountain range in central Europe, on the boundary between Germany and the Czech Republic. Highest peak, Keilberg, 4080 feet (1245 meters).
German Erzgebirge
[erts-guh-beer-guh] /ˈɛrts gəˌbir gə/ (Show IPA)
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/German ˈeːrtsɡəbɪrɡə/
plural noun
a mountain range on the border between Germany and the Czech Republic: formerly rich in mineral resources. Highest peak: Mount Klínovec (Keilberg), 1244 m (4081 ft) Czech name Krušné Hory Also called Ore Mountains
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German, literally "ore mountains."

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