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Great St. Bernard

St. Bernard

[seynt ber-nahrd; for 1, 2 also French san ber-nar] /ˌseɪnt bərˈnɑrd; for 1, 2 also French sɛ̃ bɛrˈnar/
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1.
Great, a mountain pass between SW Switzerland and NW Italy, in the Pennine Alps: Napoleon led his army through it in 1800; location of a hospice. 8108 feet (2470 meters) high.
2.
Little, a mountain pass between SE France and NW Italy, in the Alps, S of Mont Blanc. 7177 feet (2185 meters) high.
3.
one of a breed of very large dogs having a massive head and a dense coat, bred in the Swiss Alps as guide dogs and used to rescue lost, snowbound travelers.
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