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A village of southern Switzerland in the Pennine Alps northeast of the Matterhorn. It is a noted tourist resort.
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(Placename) a village and resort in S Switzerland, in Valais canton at the foot of the Matterhorn: cars are not allowed in the area. Pop: 5988 (2000)
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a village in S Switzerland, near the Matterhorn: resort. 3101.
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Outside a cafe at Stein am Rhine The only vehicles allowed in Zermat
These people are Asmaa Berijal, Yasmine Halabi, Yasmine Sara and Soufiane Bougrine from Germany, Zayed Bahmouchi (formerly established in Germany, currently in Morocco), Meriem Mesbah from Belgium, Nadir Zermat from France, and Naima Ait Ali, Othman Harouss and Anouar Boukrabi from the Netherlands.
Thankfully, the hail storm lasted only a few minutes and there seemed to be no obvious damage to the 'Zermat Silver' bodywork of the Land Rover Defender.
On a recent visit to a local pub imbibers enquired on what slopes she had injured herself - it being the en piste season Zermat sounds more probable than Burton General.
commanders launched Operation Warrior Sweep to "kill, capture and deny sanctuary to anti-coalition fighters" in the Zermat Valley region, U.S.
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