Jura Mountains

/dʒʊərə ˈmaʊntənz/ (say joouhruh 'mowntuhnz)

plural noun
a mountain range between France and Switzerland, extending from the Rhine to the Rhone. Highest peak, Crêt de la Neige, 1723 m.
Also, the Jura.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Jura Mountains — mtn. range, E France and W Switzerland …   Webster's Gazetteer

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