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Mont Cervin

[mawn ser-van] /mɔ̃ sɛrˈvɛ̃/
noun
1.
French name of Matterhorn.

Cervin

[ser-van] /sɛrˈvɛ̃/
noun
1.
Mont
[mawn] /mɔ̃/ (Show IPA).
French name of the Matterhorn.
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  • This spur is one of the few points from which the mass of the Mont Cervin is in anywise approachable.

  • Behind us Mont Cervin gathered the clouds more thickly round him, until finally his grand obelisk was totally hidden.

  • My first object was to reach some spot commanding, as nearly as might be, the lateral profile of the Mont Cervin.

  • Mont Cervin beckons to his brother, the gigantic Finsteraarhorn, across tracts of liquid ether.

    New Italian sketches John Addington Symonds
  • This ice-field spreads out as an almost level plain at the base of Mont Cervin.

British Dictionary definitions for Mont Cervin

Mont Cervin

/mɔ̃ sɛrvɛ̃/
noun
1.
the French name for the Matterhorn

Cervin

/sɛrvɛ̃/
noun
1.
Mont Cervin, the French name for Matterhorn
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