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English noun: mountain pass

1. mountain pass (object) the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks


SamplesWe got through the pass before it started to snow.


Synonymsnotch, pass


Broader (hypernym)location


Narrower (hyponym)col, defile, gap, gorge, saddle, saddleback


Instance hyponymBrenner Pass, Cumberland Gap, Donner Pass, Khyber Pass


Part meronymchain, chain of mountains, mountain chain, mountain range, range, range of mountains









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