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, town (1991 est. pop. 8,680), W Hungary, on the Rába River near the Austrian border. In 1664, Montecucculi defeated the Turks at Szentgotthárd. The town is also known as St. Gotthard.
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, Hungary.

Saint Gotthard

(sānt gŏt`hərd, gŏt`ərd), mountain group of the Lepontine Alps, S central Switzerland, rising to Pizzo Rotondo (10,472 ft/3,192 m high). The Reuss, Rhine, Ticino, and Rhône rivers rise there. It is crossed by the Saint Gotthard Pass, 6,935 ft (2,114 m) high. The pass, first extensively used in the 11th cent., has been important since then. It is crossed by the St. Gotthard Road (built 1820–30). The St. Gotthard Railway (built 1872–80), which links the northern and southern parts of Switzerland, passes through St. Gotthard Tunnel (9.3 mi/15 km long; maximum alt. 3,786 ft/1,154 m), one of the longer Alpine tunnels. A second, 35.4-mi (57-km) rail tunnel, the Gotthard Base Tunnel (built 1999–2016), is the longest tunnel in the world. It runs as deep as 1.4 mi (2.3 km) under the mountains from Erstfled (N) to Bodio (S), and bypasses the pass and the St. Gotthard Railway entirely. The Saint Gotthard Road Tunnel was opened in 1980; 10.2 mi (16.4 km) long and with a capacity of 1,500 vehicles per hour, it greatly improved road transportation between Switzerland and Italy.

Saint Gotthard

1. a range of the Lepontine Alps in SE central Switzerland
2. a pass over the St Gotthard mountains, in S Switzerland. Height: 2114 m (6935 ft.)
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