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A mountain range extending about 150 km (95 mi) along the border of Germany and the Czech Republic. It rises to 1,244 m (4,081 ft).
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(German ˈeːrtsɡəbɪrɡə)
pl n
(Placename) a mountain range on the border between Germany and the Czech Republic: formerly rich in mineral resources. Highest peak: Mount Klínovec (Keilberg), 1244 m (4081 ft). Czech name: Krušné Hory Also called: Ore Mountains
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(ˈɛərts gəˌbɪər gə)
a mountain range in central Europe, on the boundary between Germany and the Czech Republic. Highest peak, 4080 ft. (1245 m).
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