Saint Gotthard

St. Gotthard

[seynt got-erd; German zahngkt gawt-hahrt]
noun
1.
a mountain range in S Switzerland; a part of the Alps; highest peak, 10,490 feet (3195 meters).
2.
a mountain pass over this range. 6935 feet (2115 meters) high.
3.
a railway tunnel under this pass. 9¼ miles (15 km) long.
French St. Gothard [san-gaw-tar] .
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Saint Gotthard (ˈɡɒtəd)
 
n
1.  a range of the Lepontine Alps in SE central Switzerland
2.  a pass over the St Gotthard mountains, in S Switzerland. Height: 2114 m (6935 ft)

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saint gotthard

abbot and archbishop, who helped foster the development of Hildesheim and who played an important role in the imperial campaign to reform and reorganize the Bavarian church

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