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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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