Cenis

Cenis
/seuh nee"/, n.
Mont, a mountain pass between SE France and Italy, in the Alps. 6834 ft. (2083 m) high.

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  • Cenis — (spr Senih), 1) so v.w. Mont Cenis; 2) Stadt im Arrondissement Autun des französischen Departements Saône u. Loire; 1400 Ew.; sonst Baronie …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Cenis — Cenis, Gebirgspaß, s. Mont Cenis …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 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

  • Cenis — [sə nē′] Mont 1. mountain pass between France and Italy in the Graian Alps: 6,830 ft (2,082 m) high 2. nearby railroad tunnel that runs between Italy and France: 8.5 mi (13.7 km) long …   English World dictionary

  • Cénis — Cénée  Pour l’article homophone, voir Séné.  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Cénée fils de Coronos …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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, Mount — ▪ mountain, Europe French  Mont Cenis,  Italian  Monte Censio, or Moncensio,         massif and pass over the French Alps to Italy, Savoie département, southeastern France, northeast of Briançon and west of the Italian city of Turin. The pass, an …   Universalium

  • 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 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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 — Ce•nis [[t]səˈni[/t]] n. geg Mont [[t]mɔ̃[/t]] a mountain pass between SE France and Italy, in the Alps. 6834 ft. (2083 m) high …   From formal English to slang

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