Zugspitze

Zugspitze

[zoog-spit-suh; German tsook-shpit-suh]
noun
a mountain in S central Germany, on the Austrian border: highest peak of the Bavarian Alps and in Germany. 9718 feet (2962 meters).
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Zugspitze (ˈtsʊɡˌʃpɪtsə)
 
n
a mountain peak in S Germany in the Bavarian Alps, on the Austrian border: the highest peak in Germany. Height: 2963 m (9721 ft)

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zugspitze

mountain on the border between Germany and Austria, the highest point (9,718 ft [2,962 m]) in Germany. Zugspitze is part of the Wettersteingebirge in the Bavarian Alps. The mountain is approached on the west by an aerial tramway (built 1924-26) from the village of Eibsee, and on the northeast by a railway from the town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, both in Germany. The peak is noted for its scenic beauty and for its winter (skiing) and summer (climbing) activities. There is a meteorological observatory on the mountain.

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