Tauern Tunnel

geographical name Tau·ern Tunnel \ ˈtau̇-ərn \

Definition of Tauern Tunnel

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