Tauern Tunnel

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geographical name Tau·ern Tunnel \ˈtau̇-ərn\

Definition of Tauern Tunnel

  1. 1 railroad tunnel 5.31 miles (8.54 kilometers) long through the Hohe Tauern range of the Alps in Austria

  2. 2 vehicular tunnel 4 miles (6.4 kilometers) long through the Alps in Austria; site of a blaze May 29, 1999 in which twelve people were killed


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