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Noun: mountain pass
  1. The location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks
    "we got through the mountain pass before it started to snow";
    - pass, notch

Derived forms: mountain passes

Type of: location

Part of: chain, chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains

Encyclopedia: Mountain pass