Brenner Pass

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Bren·ner Pass

An Alpine pass, 1,370 m (4,495 ft) high, connecting Innsbruck, Austria, with Bolzano, Italy. It has been a strategic trade and invasion route since Roman times.

Brenner Pass

(Placename) a pass over the E Alps, between Austria and Italy. Highest point: 1372 m (4501 ft)

Bren′ner Pass′

(ˈbrɛn ər)
a mountain pass in the Alps, on the border between Italy and Austria. 4494 ft. (1370 m) high.
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Noun1.Brenner Pass - an Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasionsBrenner Pass - an Alpine mountain pass connecting Innsbruck in Austria with Bolzano in Italy that has long been a route for trade and for invasions
Italia, Italian Republic, Italy - a republic in southern Europe on the Italian Peninsula; was the core of the Roman Republic and the Roman Empire between the 4th century BC and the 5th century AD
Austria, Oesterreich, Republic of Austria - a mountainous republic in central Europe; under the Habsburgs (1278-1918) Austria maintained control of the Holy Roman Empire and was a leader in European politics until the 19th century
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Keen to avoid another influx, it said it would introduce controls at the busy Brenner Pass border crossing with Italy if one materialised there.
The stage distance was cut by 40km (25ml) and the start moved following a heavy snowfall on the Brenner Pass linking Austria and Italy.
The Alps The journey through the Brenner Pass, linking Austria to Italy, is one of Europe's great rail trips.
Austria has threatened to close its border to Italy at the Brenner Pass in the event that increased migrants start to arrive there.
A demonstration against a plan to restrict access through the Brenner Pass between Italy and Austria turned violent Saturday, with Italian police firing teargas at hundreds of protesters throwing stones and firecrackers.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Rally against a plan to restrict migrants crossing between Italy and Austria through the Brenner Pass turned violent when Italian police fired tear gas at protesters.
Rome, Rajab 30, 1437, May 07, 2016, SPA -- Hundreds of demonstrators clashed with Italian police on Saturday near the border with Austria as they protested at plans to tighten controls at the Brenner Pass frontier.
The Tyrolian capital lies at the cross roads of Europe's most important and historic trade routes less than 20 miles north of Italy via the 4,122 foot-high Brenner Pass and just 10 miles south of Germany's Bavarian border.
In 1940, Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini met at the Brenner Pass, where the Italian dictator agreed to join Germany's war against France and Britain.
You'll also cross the Brenner Pass for a night in Austria and then Belgium.
But Hitchens's dissatisfaction with the fact that there no longer is a frontier post at the Brenner Pass is somewhat misplaced.
This is an intriguing tale of the intertwining destinies and ultimate fates, both tragic and heroic, of two young officers as they attempt to seal the Germans' escape route through the Brenner Pass.