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Jungfrau

[yoo ng-frou] /ˈyʊŋˌfraʊ/
noun
1.
a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps. 13,668 feet (4166 meters).
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  • It stood on a very small plot of ground, which formed a sort of projection on a steep mountain side, facing the Jungfrau.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • Interlaken,—the Jungfrau,—oh, she is having a glorious time.

    Margaret Montfort Laura E. Richards
  • Can you imagine a mountain moving off into the sea—the Jungfrau, or Blanc, or Rainier?

    Quiet Talks on Prayer S. D. (Samuel Dickey) Gordon
  • For some reason, the Jungfrau seemed quite eager to pay her respects.

    Moby Dick; or The Whale Herman Melville
  • He is at the village of Interlaken, enjoying Jungfrau sunsets, and at times watching the Swiss nailers making their nails.

  • Around them were the great snow mountains—the Jungfrau, the Mnch and the Eiger.

    Rudy and Babette Hans Christian Andersen
  • We sat and chatted a while, and then Clara and I went out to look at the Jungfrau.

    Wilfrid Cumbermede George MacDonald
  • The final peak of the Jungfrau is now before us, and apparently so near!

  • People tried for more than a thousand years to get to the top of the Jungfrau before they could succeed.

    Rollo in Switzerland Jacob Abbott
  • On the peak of that great Jungfrau of rapture no human foot can long stand.

    Alas! Rhoda Broughton
British Dictionary definitions for Jungfrau

Jungfrau

/German ˈjʊŋfrau/
noun
1.
a mountain in S Switzerland, in the Bernese Alps south of Interlaken. Height: 4158 m (13 642 ft)
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