mountain pass


mountain pass
noun
the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
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we got through the pass before it started to snow

Syn: ↑pass, ↑notch
Hypernyms: ↑location
Hyponyms: ↑col, ↑gap, ↑defile, ↑gorge, ↑saddleback, ↑saddle
Instance Hyponyms: ↑Brenner Pass, ↑Cumberland Gap, ↑Donner Pass, ↑Khyber Pass

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mountain pass,
a natural passageway over or through a mountain barrier.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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