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San Bernardino

San Bernardino (sän bĕrnärdēˈnō) [key], Alpine pass, 6,770 ft (2,063 m) high, between Mesocco Valley and Rheinwald Valley, Grisons canton, SE Switzerland. Used possibly since prehistoric times, it is crossed by a road (built 1818–23) that passes through the resort village of San Bernardino.

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