Definition of St Bernard Pass in English:

St Bernard Pass

proper noun

  • Either of two passes across the Alps in southern Europe. The Great St Bernard Pass, on the border between south-western Switzerland and Italy, rises to 2,469 m (8,100 ft). The Little St Bernard Pass, on the French–Italian border south-east of Mont Blanc, rises to 2,188 m (7,178 ft).


Named after the hospices founded on their summits in the 11th century by the French monk St Bernard.