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Definition 1: the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks - [noun denoting object]

Samples where mountain pass or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we got through the pass before it started to snow

Synonyms for mountain pass in the sense of this definition

(mountain pass is a kind of ...) a point or extent in space

(... is a kind of mountain pass ) a pass between mountain peaks

(... is a kind of mountain pass ) a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)

(... is a kind of mountain pass ) a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)

(... is an instance of mountain pass) an Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions

(... is an instance of mountain pass) a pass through the Cumberland Mountains between Virginia and Kentucky that early settlers used in order to move west

(... is an instance of mountain pass) a mountain pass in northeastern California near Lake Tahoe; site where in 1844 some members of an emigrant party survived by eating those who had died

(... is an instance of mountain pass) a mountain pass of great strategic and commercial value in the Hindu Kush on the border between northern Pakistan and western Afghanistan; a route by which invaders entered India

(... is part of mountain pass) a series of hills or mountains

"the valley was between two ranges of hills" "the plains lay just beyond the mountain range"

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