Cenis, Mont
geographical name 1. mountain pass 6831 feet (2082 meters) between France & Italy over Mont Cenis Massif in Graian Alps 2. (or Fréjus) railroad tunnel 8.5 miles (13.6 kilometers) long piercing the Fréjus Massif SW of Mont Cenis

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  • Cenis, Mont — (spr. mong ßĕnī, ital. Monte Cenisio, lat. Mons Geminus), berühmter, 2098 m hoher Paß der Westalpen, der die Grajischen von den Kottischen Alpen trennt, liegt an der Grenze von Frankreich und Italien, zwischen den Tälern des Arc und der Dora… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Cenis, Mont — Italian Monte Cenisio Massif and pass, Alps. Located in southeastern France west of Turin, Italy, the pass was an invasion route from earliest times and is traversed by a road 24 mi (38 km) long, built by Napoleon in 1803–10. The road climbs to… …   Universalium

  • Cenis,Mont — Ce·nis (sə nēʹ), Mont A mountain pass, 2,083.5 m (6,831 ft) high, in the Alps on the French Italian border. It was long important as an invasion route. * * * …   Universalium

  • CENIS, MONT —    one of the Cottian Alps, over which Napoleon constructed a pass 6884 ft. high in 1802 10, through which a tunnel 7½ m. long passes from Modane to Bardonnêche, connecting France with Italy; the construction of this tunnel cost £3,000,000, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • mont — [ mɔ̃ ] n. m. • Xe; lat. mons, montis ♦ Importante élévation de terrain. ⇒ montagne. 1 ♦ (En emploi libre) Poét. ou vx ⇒ butte, colline, élévation, hauteur, montagne. Du haut des monts. Spécialt Les monts : les Alpes. Au delà des monts. ⇒… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mont Cenis — Mont Cenis, s. Cenis, Mont …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Mont-Cenis — V. Cenis (Mont ) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Cenis — (Mont ) massif des Alpes occid. (3 320 m), en France. La route de Lyon à Turin passe par le col du Mont Cenis (2 083 m), au N. du massif …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mont — abbrev. Montana * * * (as used in expressions) Mont Cervin Blanc Mont Cenis Mont Du Mont Allen Balcom Mont Saint Michel * * * ▪ Egyptian god also spelled  Montu,  Monthu , or  Mentu        in ancient Egyptian religion, god of the 4th Upper… …   Universalium

  • Mont Cenis — x Col du Mont Cenis Nord …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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